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HRI Malta 2017 – “The best HRI conference yet”

See highlights from this memorable weekend, described by many as “the best HRI conference yet” on the re-launched www.HRIMalta2017.org microsite

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Faculty of Homeopathy Congress 2018 – “Homeopathy – connecting our global community”

The Faculty of Homeopathy’s biennial congress will run from 11-14 October, 2018 in Liverpool, UK with the theme “Homeopathy – connecting our global community”.

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HRI featured in powerful new film “Just One Drop”

The powerful new film – “Just One Drop” – which premiered at the Curzon Soho, London (April 6, 2017), features HRI’s collaboration with the Australian Homoeopathic Association in preparing their complaint to the Commonwealth Ombudsman. The complaint provided evidence that the NHMRC misled the public and scientific community in their 2015 report which made headlines around the world. Watch the […]

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“Homeopathy in a Changing World” – Oslo

Dr Alexander Tournier will be presenting at the Norwegian Homeopathy Foundation conference: “Homeopathy in a Changing World” in Oslo on 25 – 27 September.

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“If you only consider high quality trials, they show homeopathy doesn’t work”

This statement, though frequently repeated, is completely wrong. The most recent comprehensive systematic review found that, when analysing only the highest quality randomised controlled trials, homeopathic medicines prescribed during individualised treatment are 1.5- to 2.0-times more likely to have a beneficial effect than placebo.1 Back to Homeopathy FAQs

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False: “The best studies have shown homeopathy doesn’t work”

By the ‘best studies’ people usually mean comprehensive systematic reviews, which analyse the results from all available randomised controlled trials (RCTs) on a given subject. The most recent and robust data on efficacy of homeopathy comes from a 2014 meta-analysis of placebo-controlled double-blind randomised controlled trials which found that homeopathic medicines, when prescribed during individualised treatment, […]

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False: “Homeopathy shouldn’t be used because you can’t explain how it works”

Knowing how a medicine works has never been a pre-requisite for its use. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is one of the most widely used drugs in the world,1 yet it was used for over 70 years before its mechanism of action was discovered in 1971.2  The drug is still actively researched today, as it has numerous biological effects which are still […]

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False: “Conventional medicine is proven – homeopathy isn’t”

This is a commonly held belief, but in fact the situation is not nearly so clear cut. Whether we are discussing conventional or homeopathic medicine, science is much more of a grey area than we might wish. Analysis by the British Medical Journal’s (BMJ) Clinical Evidence1 shows that just 11% of 3,000 commonly used NHS […]

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False: “There isn’t a single good quality trial showing homeopathy works”

Many people believe that all high quality randomised controlled trials (RCT) testing homeopathy have been negative. This is untrue. Below are examples of positive high quality  and  testing various types of homeopathy: Individualised homeopathic treatment for diarrhoea in children. A meta-analysis of three placebo-controlled randomised trials by Jacobs et al. 2003 showed that homeopathic treatment […]

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More than placebo | HRI Researcher Directory | HRI Award Win | HRI Conference 2022 | Support HRI

Home About HRI HRI Research Resources News Events Support HRI Contact Us Issue 42 Spring 2021 More than placebo Scientists give their opinion on homeopathy Experts explain how laboratory and clinical research studies contradict the idea homeopathy is only placebo. HRI researcher directory Need to find a researcher? The HRI researcher directory has had a […]

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