The proliferation of online news sources makes it difficult to keep
up-to-date with the wide range of news about homeopathy from 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.
March 14, 2015: The Ontario Gazette
Ontario government proclaims that provisions in the
Homeopathy Act, 2007 will come into force as of April 1, 2015.
January 28, 2015: Class Action
Duck, No Luck: Quebec Superior Court denounces passive class action
petitioners and their enterprising counsel
Quebec Superior Court rejects class action suit against Boroin Canada and
deems that plaintiff’s case is less than adequate and lawyer-driven.
December 24, 2014: Ontario Public Appointments Secretariat
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
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.)
October 21, 2014: Farmers Guardian (UK)
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
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
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
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
“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 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
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
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
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
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
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.
December 26, 2013: Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy
Homoeopathic management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A randomised placebo-controlled pilot trial
Study on individualized treatment of ADHD children with homeopathic medicines in
LM potencies reports significant changes in baseline questionnaires and academic
improvement, with stable results maintained over subsequent 12 month period.
November 1, 2013: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
Additional benefits of homeopathy in the treatment of chronic
periodontitis: A randomized clinical trial
The findings of this 3-month follow-up
study conclude that homeopathy can provide additional benefits as an
adjunct to conventional treatment of chronic periodontitis.
August 9, 2013: High50
homeopathy really so bad?
An examination of the anti-homeopathy movement concludes: “If homeopathy, which even its most
virulent critics cannot claim is remotely likely to be harmful, works for you, then someone needs to
combine serious arrogance with real battiness to believe they have the right to stand in your way”.
August 1, 2013: Green Living
for summer first aid
Article offers advice on preparing for summer emergencies that can be easily handled at home with
the aid of a few homeopathic remedies available in most health food stores.
March 26, 2013: vicnews.com
enhances healing with First Nation experience
Patients find improved quality of life with Victoria homeopath, Roland
March 12, 2013: In the Know
Homeopathy - The
Gentle Way to Wellness, Part 1
Homeopathy - The
Gentle Way to Wellness, Part 2
Newmarket homeopath, Monica Frohmann, discusses homeopathy on the In the
Know programme with host Emily Anonuevo.
January 4, 2013: Mercola.com
resolution slips in through the back door
The American Veterinary Medical Association will consider a resolution
to discourage the use of homeopathy, based on one anonymous and mis-informed
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