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Homeopathy and Arthritis - Information on Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathy is a healing system first developed in the 18th century. Homeopathy as an effective arthritis treatment remains controversial. Scientists can’t explain it, and neither can those who believe in it. Homeopathy is based on the concept that "like cures like". Homeopathic remedies use minute amounts of natural substances to stimulate the body's own defenses against specific symptoms.
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Homeopathy Fact Sheet
Questions and answers about Homeopathy.

Critics Say Lancet Homeopathy Study Flawed
A study published in The Lancet contends that homeopathic remedies are no better than placebo. However, the study has been criticized by peer researchers and homeopathic experts for being scientifically flawed.

A Condensed History of Homeopathy by Dana Ullman, M.P.H.
The history of homeopathy combines the high drama and intrigue commonly found in the best efforts of the silver screen. Although a movie has not yet been made about homeopathy, it is a film waiting to happen, from HealthWorld Online.

Defending Homeopathy by Herbert Rothouse, B.PM., M.S.
Remember the line by Will Rogers, or at least attributed to him? "The trouble with most people is not that they don't know much, but they know so much that isn't true." This statement came back to me when I read the two letters to the editor critical of homeopathy published in The American Druggist, from Innerself Magazine.

Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions on Homeopathic Medicine
A guide to understanding homeopathy, from HealthWorld Online.

Homeopathy: The Ultimate Fake by Stephen Barrett, M.D.
Homeopathic "remedies" enjoy a unique status in the health marketplace: They are the only category of quack products legally marketable as drugs. This situation is the result of two circumstances, from Quackwatch.

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