An exceptional review by NICE concludes that ‘healthy women with straightforward pregnancies are safer giving birth at home or in a midwife-led unit than in a hospital under the supervision of an obstetrician.’ This triggers a huge debate in the US.
EU backs homeopathy in new directive.
It's unfair to label all CAM practitioners as unscrupulous crooks. Whole Person Medicine includes orthodox medicine and oncology. Doctors and CAM practitioners should talk more often.
Outcome studies are no more than a collation of the voices of patients - the very people whose welfare this debate has apparently been all about. Patients care about getting better; how they got better is of secondary importance.
Homeopathy is no more controversial today than it was in 1948 when it was invited to be part of the NHS at its inauguration. Homeopathy is a structured process involving a very detailed consultation at the end of which a medicine is prescribed which suits the patient and his or her illness in totality.
Back pain is a huge problem for people and the Economy. Diagnosis is difficult. Strengthening the muscles of the back can have great results but involves a lot of work.
The media misrepresents findings of USA anaesthetist on back pain and injections
Jane Gilchrist, one of homeopathy's greatest advocates celebrates her 100th birthday party at The Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine.
Once again, Sir John Beddington insults GPs who choose to send their patients for homeopathy on the NHS.
Major exhibition on Art and Healing opens in April at University College Hospital, London on Thursday 18th April