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Integrative medical approach to the antimicrobial resistance problem

November 19, 2019

Homeopathy as an effective solution against antibiotic resistance ÖGVH President Dr Petra Weiermayer calls for an integrative medical approach in the fight against antibiotic resistance. Vienna (OTS) –  The problem of Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is huge: according to expert estimates, antibiotic resistance could cost more lives than cancer by 2050 – if no action is taken. “This…

Roadmap for action on Antimicrobial Resistance

November 18, 2019

As a member of the AMR stakeholder network EUROCAM works on tackling AMR together. In the roadmap, 5 key strategies are formulated to tackle this global health threat because we must act now! Superbugs cost the lives of nearly 90 people every day in the EU and the EEA. A serious threat to patient safety,…

More homeopathy, less antibiotic resistance?

November 12, 2019

Bavarian Parliament decides to conduct a study to clarify this issue “The state government is requested to conduct a study to investigate or have investigated how a reduced use of antibiotics can be achieved in the medical field. The role of alternative medical methods will also be examined. In this context, a possible positive role…

Swiss pediatricians want complementary medicine

November 11, 2019

A Swiss study shows that paediatricians want to offer their patients holistic therapies. Often they still lack the necessary knowledge. Dr. Benedikt Huber sees great opportunities for the future of integrative medicine in paediatrics.It came as no surprise to Dr. Benedikt Huber that almost all paediatricians in Switzerland were asked by their patients or their…

ECHAMP calls on MEPs

July 23, 2019

ECHAMP calls on MEPs to support initiatives in favour of homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products Homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products have been safely on the market in Europe for decades. The specific EU legislation for homeopathic medicinal products has deep roots in their broad use in the EU Member States and is based on the…

Conference ‘the future of health’

July 8, 2019

11 and 12 July the multi-stakeholder health conference ‘the future of health’, organised by Patient Access Partnership, will take place in Brussels. Collective priorities and actions that are needed to advance the UN sustainable development agenda 2030 in Europe will be defined. The conference will expand on the conclusions made during previous multi-stakeholder health conferences.…

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Patron of the Faculty of Homeopathy

June 25, 2019

The Faculty of Homeopathy is delighted to announce His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales as Patron of the Faculty of Homeopathy. Dr Gary Smyth, President of the Faculty of Homeopathy comments “As the Faculty celebrates its 175th anniversary this year, it is an enormous honour for us to receive the Patronage of His Royal…

The effectiveness of Anthroposophic Arts Therapy for anxiety in adult women

June 13, 2019

A randomised controlled trial led by Annemarie Abbing, together with Dr Erik W. Baars, Leo de Sonnelville, Anne Ponstein and Hanna Swaab concerning “The  Effectiveness of Anthroposphic Art Therapy for anxiety in Adult women” has been published in the esteemed Psychology Journal: Frontiers in Psychology. Link to the article.    

Homeopathy and intellectual honesty, a commentary

May 13, 2019

In view of the lack of plausibility regarding the principles of homeopathy, it has become fashionable to deny its therapeutic efficacy, although the evidence published on this subject suggests that it is effective. Nevertheless, scientific misinformation is being launched as an expression of ignorance or deliberate propaganda against homeopathy. The publication  “Homeopathy and Intellectual Honesty.…

Establishment of chairs for Integrative Medicine in Germany

May 10, 2019

The CSU parliamentary group has taken the initiative to establish at the Bavarian universities a chair for Integrative Medicine/Naturopathy in order to further strengthen research in this field. The CSU Group would also like to work to increase research funding in this area. With this initiative, the politicians are reacting to the growing interest of…