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…

World Integrative Medicine Forum 2019, update

March 21, 2019

24 & 25 January 2019, the Indian government sponsored the Wimforum meeting for the second time. The mission of the World Integrative medicine Forum is to further develop evidence-based Traditional and Integrated Systems of Medicine by promoting public-private co-operation. The theme this year was the regulation of homeopathic medicines. The regulation of homeopathic medicinal products…

November 15, Symposium Dakomed on topic AMR

November 9, 2018

Within the framework of the European Antibiotic Awareness Week, Dakomed, the Swiss umbrella organisation for complementary medicine organises a public evening event on November 15 in Bern, where the possibilities of CAM to avoid antibiotic resistance will be presented. Dakomed will claim for more research, national fundings and being reconsidered in official guidelines. The symposium will be…

Anthroposophic treatment in Swiss children’ hospital

November 9, 2018

September 28, Anthroposophic treatments in Swiss children’s hospital improved care without increasing cost Integrating anthroposophic treatments into conventional care for hospitalised children can improve results from the perspective of both parents and clinicians without adding to costs, according an implementation report involving children suffering from respiratory illnesses in Fribourg Hospital, Switzerland. read more…