The International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations is looking to hire a Communications Advisor on a consultant basis to join our Brussels based team. The Communications Advisor will support our external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, and respond to inquiries from the public and media. To succeed as a Communications Advisor, you should…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Dr Ton Nicolai, EUROCAM’s Secretary-General is the founder, spokesman, chairman and lobbyist of the relatively young EUROCAM Foundation. All European umbrella organisations working in the field of CAM have been united under the umbrella of EUROCAM for more than six years. In this interview with Dakomed, the 71-year-old Dutch physician reveals why EUROCAM is needed.…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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