The research evidence base for homeopathy (PDF file)
This update includes systematic reviews, meta-analyses, RCTs and other relevant studies published between May 2008 and May 2009, and an expert commentary on the results.
A press release from the Faculty on the Cuban study published in the latest issue of Homeopathy is now on the Faculty website. ...Read More
British Homeopathic Association did not misrepresent evidence to MPs
"The Guardian Science Blog on 5th February has an entry by Martin Robbins that maligns and misrepresents the BHA’s submission to the Commons Science & Technology Committee. We set the record straight by clarifying the facts" ...Read More
Health professionals must enter the public arena if future debacles are to be prevented
"Two and a half years after beginning to hear evidence, the General Medical Council (GMC) has ruled that three researchers acted improperly in the conduct of their research into a proposed new syndrome of autistic enterocolitis. It is 12 years since publication of the study in the Lancet, which has now been retracted, described the research to which the hearing relates. Subsequent events have had a major impact on children’s health." ...Read More
"The Lancet has retracted the 12 year old paper that sparked an international crisis of confidence in the safety of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine when its lead author suggested a link between the vaccine and autism.
"Andrew Wakefield was found guilty by the General Medical Council last week of dishonesty and flouting ethics protocols." ...Read More
Statements on homeopathy from the President of the New Zealand Homeopathic Society, Faculty of Homeopathy, London, and immunisation guidelines for parents.
The journal Homeopathy has published a two part special issue focusing on biological models of homeopathy. The special issue highlights experiments on homeopathic treatments in biological models, ranging from whole animals and plants to cell cultures and enzymes, showing a remarkable range of findings. ...Read More
New studies have shown that the meta-analysis of homeopathic trials published in The Lancet in 2005 is seriously flawed. (Article on www.homeopathyworkedforme.org — opens in new window)
Website: www.homeopathyworkedforme.org — homeopathy news and advocacy (opens in a new window)
Off-site link (opens in a new window)
Link to health section of BBC website (opens in a new window)
Website of the natural health review (opens in a new window)