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In Vitro Assessment of Cytoprotective Effects of CANOVA against Cell Death Induced by the Anti-malarial Artesunate – A Preliminary Experiment

Background  Artesunate (ATS) is a semi-synthetic compound derived from artemisinin, which is widely accepted in the treatment of malaria. However, there is evidence that ATS, under certain in vitro conditions, induces several impairments to normal ... [Leggi...]

Development and Validation of Chromatographic Method for the Standardization of Homeopathic Formulation of Syzygium Cumini

Background - Syzygium cumini (Lam.), family Myrtaceae, has a long history of use in folk and traditional systems of indigenous medicine. Many homeopathic formulations of Jamun seeds are available in the market for their crucial usage as an anti-dia... [Leggi...]

Clinical Repurposing of Medicines is Intrinsic to Homeopathy: Research Initiatives on COVID-19 in India

As at mid-October 2020, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been continuing on the rise across the globe, including in India. Historically, homeopathy has been used in a number of epidemics/pandemics. The development of homeopathic m... [Leggi...]

Daily intake of a homeopathic agent by dogs modulates white cell defenses and reduces bacterial counts in feces

Motivated by conventional medicines' ineffectiveness and the appearance of bacterial resistance, homeopathic medicines are being increasingly demanded by the veterinary market. Dog feces contain high bacterial and pathogenic loads, which can cause di... [Leggi...]

Homoeopathic management of Schizophrenia: A prospective, non‑comparative, open‑label observational study

Objectives: To evaluate the usefulness of homoeopathic intervention in Schizophrenia, in untreated cases and antipsychotic treatment resistant cases, to verify indications of medicines, and to assess relapse, if any. Materials and Methods: A prospect... [Leggi...]

Integrative pediatrics survey: Parents report high demand and willingness to self-pay for complementary and integrative medicine in German hospitals

Background - In Germany, there is hardly any institutionalization of pediatric complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) present, which is one reason why the statutory health insurance companies usually do not cover the costs. Which in turn serves... [Leggi...]

Results of a national survey on knowledge and use of complementary and alternative medicine by paediatricians

Introduction - The use of certain Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) in children has been documented in Spain. The main aim of this study is to estimate the knowledge, recommendations, and use of CAM by Spanish paediatricians. Material and... [Leggi...]

Adjunctive homeopathic treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients (COVIHOM): A retrospective case series

Background: and purpose. COVID-19 is a novel viral disease causing worldwide pandemia. The aim of this study was to describe the effect of adjunctive individualized homeopathic treatment delivered to hospitalized patients with confirmed symptomatic S... [Leggi...]

Alternative medicines worth researching? Citation analyses of acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, and osteopathy 1996–2017

Some complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are frequently criticised for being based on faith rather than scientific evidence. Despite this, researchers, academic departments, and institutes teach and investigate them. This article assesses w... [Leggi...]

An Analysis of Four Government-Funded Reviews of Research on Homeopathic Medicine

Homeopathic medicine is a controversial system of medicine that has been used worldwide for over 200 years. Recently, several governments, in part, owing to government-funded reviews of research on homeopathic medicine, have stopped reimbursements fo... [Leggi...]