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Traditional Chinese Medicine and COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Traditional Chinese Medicine and COVID-19 Chinese doctors and scientists have suggested using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as a source of medicines that can be used directly against the Coronavirus. Reason of this is that TCM also proved to be effective by patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) during the SARS epidemic. The China Government…

80% of antibiotics could by saved with homeopathy

March 8, 2020

Birgit Gnadl, a well-known expert in animal homeopathy tells that 80% of antibiotics could be saved with homeopathy. Around 10.000 farmers use homeopathy in Bavaria. This is a third of the total number of farmers in this German state and includes not only organic farmers but also those using conventional methods. The main reason for…

2019 Pseudoscience Award for a sceptic group

March 8, 2020

Austrian homeopaths give the 2019 Pseudoscience Award to a sceptic group The Austrian medical and veterinarian homeopathic associations have awarded the 2019 Pseudoscience Award to a sceptic group. The jury took into consideration that the sceptics try to “agitate against complementary medicine and homeopathy without disclosing its real motives and donors. Also, under the guise…

Is acupuncture dose dependent?

March 3, 2020

Is acupuncture dose dependent? Ramifications of acupuncture treatment dose within clinical practice and trials. Problems in acupuncture research associated with the limitations of randomized placebo-controlled trials have been discussed for decades. However, there has been little discussion around acupuncture trial design to optimize the chances of acupuncture treatment achieving maximum therapeutic benefit (MTB). While there…

European Antibiotics Day and homeopathy

January 20, 2020

On the occasion of the European Antibiotics Day 2019 symposium hosted by the Ministry of Health on 18 November 2019, Health Minister Brigitte Zarfl warned against even greater care in the use of antibiotics: “Antibiotic resistance is a health hazard for humans and animals that must be combated globally. In order to prevent further resistance,…

Anthroposophic Medicine from a patient’s perspective

December 20, 2019

A description of Anthroposophic Medicine from a patient’s perspective. Anthroposophic healthcare is health care Anthroposophic healthcare is a useful addition to regular healthcare, with which it maintains numerous connections. You do not have to share the methodological background of doctors and therapists to benefit from it; anthroposophic medicine works equally well with people who know…

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…