Homeopathy a safe and supportive additional treatment with conventional cancer care

Complementary and alternative therapies (CAM) are frequently used in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases and the acceptance is high especially in paediatric and cancer patients. CAM usage seems to be higher during the palliative phase of the conventional treatment with homeopathy as the most often used CAM method (32%). The Department of Haematology/Oncology … Read more

Swiss paediatricians using homeopathy and complementary medicine


In Switzerland, complementary medicine (CM) is officially recognised within the healthcare system and mainly practised in an integrative manner, in conjunction with conventional medicine. As in other countries, there is high demand for and use of CM with children. However, there has so far been no research into the attitude towards, training in and offer … Read more

Homoeopathy and nutritional therapy may offer novel opportunities to improve ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a lifelong condition associated with considerable costs. The long-term effectiveness and acceptability of treatments to improve outcomes remains in doubt. Long-term trials are needed comparing interventions with standard care and each other. The Sheffield Treatments for ADHD Research (STAR) project used the Trials within Cohorts (TwiCs) approach. A cohort … Read more

Homeopathy Use by US Adults: Results of a National Survey

Use of homeopathic medicine is increasing in USA, revealed by a recent view published online ahead of print by the American Journal of Public Health – a publication of the American Public Health Association of US. “We used the 2012 National Health Interview Survey to compare homeopathy users with supplement users and those using other … Read more

Homeopathic treatment of migraine in children

Migraine is a recurrent headache that occurs with or without aura and lasts in children from 30 minutes to 48 hours. It is the most common cause of primary headache in children. It differs from migraine in adults and is likely to be under-diagnosed. Migraine is rare under the age of two years but 20% … Read more

Atopic dermatitis treated with homeopathic medicines

Atopic dermatitis is a long-term (chronic) skin disorder that involves scaly and itchy rashes. Atopic dermatitis is due to a hypersensitivity reaction (similar to an allergy) in the skin, which leads to long-term swelling and redness (inflammation) of the skin. People with atopic dermititis may lack certain proteins in the skin, which leads to greater … Read more

Arnica Montana 30C to reduce DNA damage due to ultraviolet radiation

The increase in ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the surface of the earth due to depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer has recently fuelled a renewed interest in studies related to ascertaining various deleterious effects of UV-radiation on living organisms and possible remedial measures. Radiation is one of the most effective and carcinogenic exogenous agents, that … Read more

Homeopathy in chronic sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis is a common condition in which the cavities around nasal passages (sinuses) become inflamed and swollen Also known as chronic rhinosinusitis, this condition interferes with drainage and causes mucus to build up. If you have chronic sinusitis, it may be difficult to breathe through your nose. The area around your eyes and face … Read more

Homeopathic treatment of patients with migraine

Migraine is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe headaches, and nausea. Migraine is a common illness, with a life-time prevalence of about 14% worldwide (9% in men, 20% in women), and is more commonly observed in Europe (15%) and North America (13%). Homeopathic Treatment of Patients with Migraine: A Prospective Observational Study … Read more