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The proliferation of online news sources makes it difficult to keep up-to-date with the wide range of news about homeopathy around the world. This page contains a selection of newsworthy articles intended to provide insight and information about homeopathy, based on the criteria of interest, accuracy, readability, and variety of topics and sources. We welcome suggestions for inclusion on this page at firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 24, 2014: Ontario Public Appointments Secretariat
Ontario Government Appointees
Tenure has been extended to December 31, 2015 for the appointment of seven members of the Transitional Council of the College of Homeopaths of Ontario.
December 3, 2014: TogiNet Radio
Introduction to Homeopathy
Marijke van der water, RCSHom begins an introductory series to homeopathy on her weekly radio show Healing with the Marijke Method (available on recorded podcast).
November 7, 2014: Homeopaths Without Borders
From the Center for Disease Control (CDC): Chikungunya in the Caribbean
HWB reports on the chikungunya epidemic in the Americas.
October 21, 2014: Farmers Guardian (UK)
Animal health: Discover potential health benefits of using homeopathy
Mainstream farming periodical reports favourably on the use of homeopathy for livestock.
September 25, 2014: Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy
Effectiveness of homoeopathic therapeutics in the management of childhood autism disorder
Study demonstrates usefulness of homeopathic treatment in childhood autism disorder, as reflected in significant reduction of hyperactivity, behavioral dysfunction, and sensory impairment, and improvement in communication and psycho-social adaptation of autistic children.
August 28, 2014: American Journal of Therapeutics
Effectiveness and Safety of Arnica montana in Post-Surgical Setting, Pain and Inflammation
Study states that "Arnica montana is more effective than placebo when used for the treatment of several conditions including post-traumatic and postoperative pain, edema, and ecchymosis.”
August 21, 2014: Research in Complementary Medicine
A Minimum Protocol for Randomised Homeopathic Drug Proving as Basis for Further Research
Study calls for universal acceptance of a minimum protocol for homeopathic provings.
July 18, 2014: Daily Mail (UK)
Michelle Collins says homeopathy changed her life
British actress from Eastenders and Coronation Street advocates for homeopathy as new ambassador for the British Homeopathic Association.
June 1, 2014: European Journal of Integrative Medicine
The integration of homoeopathy into Czech Health Care – A 10-year follow-up
Questionnaire of Czech general physicians concludes that homeopathy has been firmly integrated into Czech primary health care and has remained so, despite the worse economic conditions of the population and lack of public support.
May 23, 2014: ABC Health & Wellbeing
Can homeopathy “work” even when there’s no evidence?
Article questions the perceived importance of scientific evidence of homeopathy to support the established credibility with millions around the world.
April 26, 2014: wchs.info
Homeopathy for life
West Coast Homeopathic Society reports another successful annual conference and AGM with keynote speaker, Karen Allen.
April 22, 2014: PubMed.gov
Additive homeopathy in cancer patients: Retrospective survival data from a homeopathic outpatient unit at the Medical University of Vienna
Study concludes that it is “interesting”, though inconclusive, that under homeopathic treatment, survival times were extended in patients with terminal prognosis from several forms of cancer.
April 19, 2014: The New Zealand Herald
Homeopaths fighting back against negative finding
The homeopathic and medical communities in New Zealand disagree with conclusions in the recent draft paper from Australia.
April 16, 2014: Research Gate
Proof against Homeopathy does in fact support Homeopathy
New analysis of the meta-analysis published in Lancet, August 2005, reveals critical flaws in the original paper and reverses its conclusions.
April 1, 2014: Alive Magazine
Homeopathy to the Rescue; a traditional system of natural medicine
Seraphina Capranos, RCSHom draws national attention to Homeopathy Awareness Month with this introduction including little-known facts about homeopathy.
March 15, 2014: World Health Organization
WHO global atlas of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine
The World Health Organization releases an online version of its 2005 study of the popularity of traditional, complementary and alternative medicines, revealing that homeopathy ranks second in low income countries and first in high income countries (see pp 61 & 63).
March 10, 2014: DutchNews.nl
Well-educated Dutch women most likely to use alternative medicine
According to the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics, homeopathy is the second most popular form of alternative medicine (after acupuncture), especially among educated women.
February 1, 2014: Science Direct
Homeopathic medicine for acute cough in upper respiratory tract infections and acute bronchitis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial finds homeopathy effective for acute coughs in upper respiratory tract infections and acute bronchitis.
January 31, 2014: Times of India
Homoeopathy healing 80% leprosy patients, claims Ayush
A pilot project testing effects of homeopathy on leprosy patients shows an over 80% success rate for restoring sensation to the affected parts.
January 23, 2014: VIN News Service
Judging merits of veterinary homeopathy not an AVMA objective
Delegates at the recent American Veterinary Medical Association meeting resoundingly defeat resolution to publicly condemn homeopathy as ineffective.
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