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The proliferation of online news sources makes it difficult to keep up-to-date with the wide range of news about homeopathy around the world. This page contains a selection of newsworthy articles intended to provide insight and information about homeopathy, based on the criteria of interest, accuracy, readability, and variety of topics and sources. We welcome suggestions for inclusion on this page at firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 6, 2012: National Centre for Research Methods
Majority support for homeopathy in Britain?
Combining the views of users and non-users of homeopathy in 2008, a new report finds that more than half of UK adults appear to believe homeopathy is as effective or more effective than conventional medicine.
December 5, 2012: YouTube
Homeopathy: Mere placebo or great medicine?
André Saine of the Canadian Academy of Homeopathy and Joe Schwarcz of McGill face off to debate the 200-year old question of how can homeopathy work if it doesn’t make sense?
February 29, 2012: Courthouse News Service
Class Claims Flowers Don't Cure Depression
A US federal class action suit for more than $5 million is filed against A. Nelsons & Co., alleging unfair competition, false advertising, and consumer law violations, following a claim that a Bach Flower remedy costing $3.99 failed to work as advertised.
February 12, 2012: Sydney Morning Herald
Health watchdog cannot warn public about anti-jab group: court
Australia’s Supreme Court rules against healthcare agency’s public warning against Australian Vaccination Network (AVN), which campaigns against mass public immunization programs and promotes the use of homeopathy to prevent disease.
January 31, 2012: Science Direct
Sample copy of Homeopathy
Free online access available to the January 2012 issue of The Faculty of Homeopathy's journal.
January 21, 2012: pubMed.com
Running an NHS community homeopathy clinic - 10-year anniversary 2001-2011
Results from a 5 year outcome series of patients receiving homeopathic treatment at one UK clinic, reports that 84.7% of respondents felt improvement (81% of whom attributed improvement to homeopathy), with no reports of deterioration due to homeopathic treatment and 25% reduction in conventional drug use.
January 12, 2012: Mothering
20 Homeopathic remedies that every home should not be without
This helpful introduction includes brief, general indications for use of 20 of the most commonly-used homeopathic remedies at home.
January 11, 2012: Pulse
Why we need a public consultation on complementary therapies
UK homeopathic doctor calls for government to include public consultation about NHS funding for homeopathy and other CAM therapies.
December 27, 2011: Huffington Post
A personal case for classical homeopathy, Part II
The author uses metaphors and examples to continue her explanation of homeopathy.
December 21, 2011: Huffington Post
A personal case for classical homeopathy, Part I
A homeopath shares her own initial experience with homeopathy to explain what classical homeopathy can do and why some people are so passionate about it.
December 1, 2011: Springer Publishers
Homeopathy in Europe - Effectiveness, Appropriateness, Safety, Costs
Report from the Swiss Health Technology Assessment (HTA) concludes that there is sufficient supporting evidence on the effectiveness, appropriateness, safety, and costs of homeopathy in health care to warrant its continued inclusion in the list of services covered by statutory health insurance. Complete English translation now accessible online.
November 27, 2011: Telegraph (UK)
Little pill, big trouble
Journalist investigates both sides of the debate about homeopathy in an attempt to learn the truth of homeopathy.
November 16, 2011: Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Management of distress during climacteric years by homeopathic therapy
Study reports that individualized homeopathic therapy was found to be useful in relieving menopausal distressing symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, palpitation, depression, insomnia.
September 24, 2011: The Local
‘Doctors can recommend homeopathy’: court
Sweden's Supreme Administrative Court reverses Swedish Medical Association decision against homeopathy.
September 14, 2011: Huffington Post
The disinformation campaign against homeopathy
Deniers of homeopathy utilize propagandist tools in their attempt to create disinformation and controversy about homeopathic medicine.
September 13, 2011: Nourishing Gourmet
Homeopathy for smart, frugal and tenacious moms
Series on homeopathy begins for mothers who want to learn about this simple, inexpensive, non-suppressive medicine for treating their families.
September 2, 2011: Dominion Post (NZ)
Top soldier and family settle in
New Zealand’s new Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae, and his wife Janine, Lady Mateparae, share an interest in homeopathy.
August 10, 2011: Health Insurance (UK)
Analysis: Cash plans - can complementary therapies really address employee absence?
Insurance companies recognize homeopathy and other alternative therapies have a very real impact on absence levels at work.
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