Nobel Prize Laureate Stuns Colleagues with Homeopathy At A Prestigious International Scientific Meeting

Posted on July 6, 2010. Filed under: Nobel Prize Laureate Stuns Colleagues with Homeopathy At A Prestigious International Scientific Meeting | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At a recent international meeting of Nobel Laureates held last week in Germany, Luc Montagnier presented a new method for detecting viral infections using the principles of homeopathy. He is a nobel laureate who discovered the link between HIV and AIDS.

“Montagnier told the conference last week that solutions containing the DNA of pathogenic bacteria and viruses, including HIV, “could emit low frequency radio waves” that induced surrounding water molecules to become arranged into “nanostructures”. These water molecules, he said, could also emit radio waves.

He suggested water could retain such properties even after the original solutions were massively diluted, to the point where the original DNA had effectively vanished. In this way, he suggested, water could retain the “memory” of substances with which it had been in contact — and doctors could use the emissions to detect disease.”

For the lay person such claims may sound technical, but uncontroversial. For scientists they are highly provocative because they embody principles which are extremely similar to those that underpin homeopathy. Homeopathic medicines work on the principle that a toxic substance taken in minute amounts will cure same symptoms that it would cause if it were taken in large amounts.
Montagniers claims come at a sensitive time, with British Medical Associations annual conference last week calling for the National Health Service to stop spending 4 million a year on homeopathy.
Source: Sunday London Times July 4, 2010
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Success in Cancer Treatment with Homeopathy!

Posted on April 20, 2010. Filed under: Success in Cancer Treatment with Homeopathy! | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Great article!! You can read it in it’s entirety here http://www.cancerdecisions.com/content/view/414/2/lang,english/!

A landmark paper on homeopathy and cancer has appeared in the February 2010 issue of the International Journal of Oncology. Scientists at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (MDA), led by Moshe Frenkel, MD, have confirmed the ability of four homeopathic remedies to induce apoptosis (programmed cell death) in breast cancer cell lines in the laboratory. The scientists in question were from the Integrative Medicine Program, the Department of Molecular Pathology, and the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology of MDA. Their two Indian collaborators were from the Banerji Homeopathic Research Foundation, Kolkata, India, where these same remedies are employed clinically with apparent success. The four ultra-dilute remedies in question were Carcinosin, Phytolacca, Conium and Thuja.
“The remedies exerted preferential cytotoxic effects against the two breast cancer cell lines, causing cell cycle delay/arrest and apoptosis” the authors wrote.
It was particularly interesting that the cell-killing effects of two of the remedies investigated in this study, Carcinosin and Phytolacca, appeared similar to the activity of paclitaxel (Taxol), the most commonly used chemotherapeutic drug for breast cancer, when it was tested in the same two adenocarcinoma cell lines investigated in this study.
Phytolacca is better known as pokeweed root, which grows as a towering weed in the US and elsewhere. Conium maculatum is poison hemlock, while Thuja occidentalis comes from the Eastern Arborvitae tree. Carcinosin is the only non-botanical in the group. It is made from a highly diluted extract of breast cancer tissue. These are typically used at the Banerjis’ clinic in India to treat breast cancer. The use of poisonous plants to treat cancer, while unusual, is not necessarily controversial. Madagascar periwinkle, for instance, yields the familiar vinca alkaloids–vincristine and vinblastine. The aforementioned paclitaxel (Taxol) is derived from the bark of the Pacific Yew tree.

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Mass lobby of parliament by homeopaths, London

Posted on March 7, 2010. Filed under: Lobbying in London! | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

YES!!! Check it out!!

Following the travesty that was the UK parliamentary Science and Technology committee Evidence Check into homeopathy, 250 British homeopaths and patients went to parliament and lobbied their MPs………..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kG4UHmY8DI

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Homeopathy Proven Successful in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Posted on February 27, 2010. Filed under: Homeopathy Proven Sucessful in the Treatment of Breast Cancer | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

February 21, 2010 as reported in the online Newletter Cancer Decisions.

A landmark paper on homeopathy and cancer has appeared in the February 2010 issue of the International Journal of Oncology. Scientists at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (MDA), led by Moshe Frenkel, MD, have confirmed the ability of four homeopathic remedies to induce apoptosis (programmed cell death) in breast cancer cell lines in the laboratory. The scientists in question were from the Integrative Medicine Program, the Department of Molecular Pathology, and the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology of MDA. Their two Indian collaborators were from the Banerji Homeopathic Research Foundation, Kolkata, India, where these same remedies are employed clinically with apparent success. The four ultra-dilute remedies in question were Carcinosin, Phytolacca, Conium and Thuja.

“The remedies exerted preferential cytotoxic effects against the two breast cancer cell lines, causing cell cycle delay/arrest and apoptosis” the authors wrote.

It was particularly interesting that the cell-killing effects of two of the remedies investigated in this study, Carcinosin and Phytolacca, appeared similar to the activity of paclitaxel (Taxol), the most commonly used chemotherapeutic drug for breast cancer, when it was tested in the same two adenocarcinoma cell lines investigated in this study.

Phytolacca is better known as pokeweed root, which grows as a towering weed in the US and elsewhere. Conium maculatum is poison hemlock, while Thuja occidentalis comes from the Eastern Arborvitae tree. Carcinosin is the only non-botanical in the group. It is made from a highly diluted extract of breast cancer tissue. These are typically used at the Banerjis’ clinic in India to treat breast cancer. The use of poisonous plants to treat cancer, while unusual, is not necessarily controversial. Madagascar periwinkle, for instance, yields the familiar vinca alkaloids–vincristine and vinblastine. The aforementioned paclitaxel (Taxol) is derived from the bark of the Pacific Yew tree.

Even the use of a cancer tissue extract might be explained in immunological terms. No, what makes these remedies highly unusual is the degree to which they have been diluted. These are given in the Frenkel article as follows: Carcinosin, 30C; Conium maculatum, 3C; Phytolacca decandra, 200C and Thuja occidentalis, 30C.

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Nobel Prize-winning Scientist’s Research Gives Significant Support to Homeopathic Pharmacology!

Posted on September 18, 2009. Filed under: Nobel Prize-winning Scientist's Research Gives Significant Support to Homeopathic Pharmacology! | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Professor Luc Montagnier is a French virologist who co-discovered HIV and who won the Nobel Prize in 2008.   Dr. Montagnier has received many other significant awards, though his newest research, which may explain how and why homeopathic medicines maintain their biological activity in extreme dilution, may be his most significant to date.

In a recent paper, Prof Montagnier, and his team report the results of a series of rigorous experiments investigating the electromagnetic (EM) properties of highly-diluted biological samples. 
The abstract of this research in part asserts, “A novel property of DNA is described: the capacity of some bacterial DNA sequences to induce electromagnetic waves at high aqueous (water) dilutions. It appears to be a resonance phenomenon triggered by the ambient electromagnetic background of very low frequency waves.”

For more info click here!

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New Study Shows Efficacy of Homeopathic Medicines in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Depression

Posted on August 28, 2009. Filed under: New Study Shows Efficacy of Homeopathic Medicines in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Depression | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A new study published in Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine  (other wise known as eCAM, an online journal published by Oxford University Press) showed that individually selected Q potencies (also called LM potencies) were as effective and were safer than Fluorxetin (also called Prozac). 

 

You can read the study here!!

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The Campaign Against Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Posted on July 21, 2009. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here is another great article by Harald Walach, research Professor in Psychology at the University of Northhampton. The summary is; 

Does the campaign against CAM indicate that powerful factions feel threatened? A complacent CAM world has been slow to collect supporting data, but the waning of big pharma’s once unassailable economic and clinical dominance may be a significant motivator for some who oppose integration.With biotech innovation slowing down, and adverse event scandals and research irregularities, users are distrusting flagship revenue-producing medications. As healthcare policy reshapes mainstream medicine we will need to understand the forces ranged against integrated medicine.

Check out the entire article here.

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Pharmacologist Madeleine Ennis Admits; “Homeopathy, There is Something Going on There”

Posted on June 16, 2009. Filed under: Madeleine Ennis and Homeopathy | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I just LOVE this article published in NewScientist. Maybe one day Gimpy et al will admit there is something to homeopathy as well! After all, hope does spring eternal!!

MADELEINE Ennis, a pharmacologist at Queen’s University, Belfast, was the scourge of homeopathy. She railed against its claims that a chemical remedy could be diluted to the point where a sample was unlikely to contain a single molecule of anything but water, and yet still have a healing effect. Until, that is, she set out to prove once and for all that homeopathy was bunkum.

In her most recent paper, Ennis describes how her team looked at the effects of ultra-dilute solutions of histamine on human white blood cells involved in inflammation. These “basophils” release histamine when the cells are under attack. Once released, the histamine stops them releasing any more. The study, replicated in four different labs, found that homeopathic solutions – so dilute that they probably didn’t contain a single histamine molecule – worked just like histamine. Ennis might not be happy with the homeopaths’ claims, but she admits that an effect cannot be ruled out.

So how could it happen? Homeopaths prepare their remedies by dissolving things like charcoal, deadly nightshade or spider venom in ethanol, and then diluting this “mother tincture” in water again and again. No matter what the level of dilution, homeopaths claim, the original remedy leaves some kind of imprint on the water molecules. Thus, however dilute the solution becomes, it is still imbued with the properties of the remedy.

You can understand why Ennis remains sceptical. And it remains true that no homeopathic remedy has ever been shown to work in a large randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial. But the Belfast study (Inflammation Research, vol 53, p 181) suggests that something is going on. “We are,” Ennis says in her paper, “unable to explain our findings and are reporting them to encourage others to investigate this phenomenon.” If the results turn out to be real, she says, the implications are profound: we may have to rewrite physics and chemistry.

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“14 Studies” Corrupt.

Posted on May 14, 2009. Filed under: "14 Studies" Corrupt | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is interesting how the critics of homeopathy are constantly harping on the dangers of homeopathy. How we cannot prove it is effective, that our studies are not “scientific” or at the very least flawed. How giving a remedy and seeing the individual get healthier is anecdotal and therefore worthless. The more I research the studies done on drugs the more I realize that “good science” has nothing to do with it. That their randomized clinical trials are manipulated to create a positive outcome for the benefit of the drug companies, not the individual. Just look at the long list of dangerous side effects of any given drug and you will quickly conclude that drugs are not about “cure”, but about suppression and palliation with numerous risks. One thing the skeptics cannot say about homeopathy, is that the studies being done are for the benefit of the homeopathic pharmaceutical companies, there are no long list of side effects that come with every vile of remedy and no one is getting rich.

 

Here is the latest evidence of the continuing corruption behind drug companies:

 

The “14 Studies” commonly quoted in the press are corrupt:

  1. Contrary to popular belief, to date, their have only been a small amount of studies, most of those, if not all, are pharmaceutical influenced, that only look at two possible vaccine induced causes of autism –the MMR Vaccine and Mercury (one vaccine out of 36 and one ingredient out of 35)

 

  1. All of the 14 “studies” that are commonly spoken about in the media are heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical industry and often fraudulent.
    1. All of the 14 studies have serious, undisclosed conflicts of interest, are influenced by pharmaceutical companies or have serious design flaws.
    2. No independent vaccine-autism studies have been conducted.
    3. No studies asking questions about long-term side effects including health outcomes (like chronic illness and neurological disorders) or comparing the vaccinated and unvaccinated community have been conducted.
    4. No studies have been conducted to look at the present (or any) vaccine schedule to monitor vaccine interactions in individuals.

(To read examples of conflicts of interest go to www.14Studies.org)

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The Effectiveness of Homeopathy Proven Once Again!

Posted on April 14, 2009. Filed under: The Effectiveness of Homeopathy Proven Once Again! | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Another brilliant study shows the effectiveness of homeopathy reported by a conventional medical journal! A study of 82 patients suffering psoriasis treated with homeopathy in primary care over a period of two years shows significant improvement in their quality of life and reduction in their psoriasis symptoms. Many of the patients had suffered psoriasis for as long as 15 years and had previously unsuccessfully tried conventional treatments. The full paper of the study is published in the Journal of the European Academyof Dermatology and Venereology.  Here is an excerpt:

Homeopathic treatment of patients with psoriasis – a prospective observational study with 2 years follow-up:

 

CM Witt*†, R Lüdtke ‡ , SN Willich †

  † Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
 ‡ Karl and Veronica Carstens Foundation, Essen, Germany

 

Copyright Journal compilation © 2009 European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology:

 

KEYWORDS:

homeopathy • prospective observational study • psoriasis • usual care • utilization

 

ABSTRACT:

Design Prospective multicentre observational study.

Objective:

To evaluate details and effects of homeopathic treatment in patients with psoriasis in usual medical care.

 

Methods Primary care patients were evaluated over 2 years using standardized questionnaires, recording diagnoses and complaints severity, health-related quality of life (QoL), medical history, consultations, all treatments, and use of other health services.

Results Forty-five physicians treated 82 adults, 51.2% women, aged 41.6 ± 12.2 (mean ± SD) years. Patients had psoriasis for 14.7 ± 11.9 years; 96.3% had been treated before. Initial case taking took 127 ± 47 min. The 7.4 ± 7.4 subsequent consultations (duration: 19.4 ± 10.5 min) cumulated to 169.0 ± 138.8 min. Patients received 6.0 ± 4.9 homeopathic prescriptions. Diagnoses and complaints severity improved markedly with large effect sizes (Cohen’s d= 1.02–2.09). In addition, QoL improved (SF-36 physical component score d = 0.26, mental component score d = 0.49), while conventional treatment and health service use were considerably reduced.

Conclusions:

Under classical homeopathic treatment, patients with psoriasis improved in symptoms and QoL.

 

Conflicts of interest:

None declared.

 

 

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