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WHO supports scientifically-proven Traditional Medicine

June 2, 2020
Traditional Chinese medicine

WHO supports scientifically-proven Traditional Medicine In the article ‘ WHO supports scientifically-proven Traditional Medicine,’ the WHO welcomes innovations around the world including repurposing drugs, traditional medicines and developing new therapies in the search of potential treatments for COVID-19 was published on 4 May.  WHO recognizes that traditional, complementary and alternative medicine has many benefits and…

About 2.6. billion people around the world are in lockdown

April 14, 2020

The world Economic Forum published an article with charts showing the size of the Coronavirus lockdowns worldwide. About 2.6. billion people around the world are in lockdown, this makes it the biggest psychological experiment. Burnouts and stress-related absenteeism will be the secondary epidemic as a result of this COVID-19 crisis. This article about 2.6. billion people…

Study about COVID-19 through genetic mutations

April 14, 2020

An interesting study published on the website of the University of Cambridge about COVID-19 through genetic mutations as it spreads from China and Asia to Australia, Europe and North America. Researchers from Cambridge, UK, and Germany have reconstructed the early “evolutionary paths” of COVID-19 in humans – as infection spread from Wuhan out to Europe…

IVAA is looking for a communication advisor

April 9, 2020

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…

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 be 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…