Corona, Krankenkassen und Homöopathie – Nichts ist immer noch zu teuer!

Corona, Krankenkassen und Homöopathie - Nichts ist immer noch zu teuer!
Viele (alle?) Krankenkassen verschicken derzeit Erhöhungsmitteilungen zu den Beiträgen im Jahre 2021. Die Mehrkosten infolge der Corona-Krise werden vielfach als (Teil-)Begründung angegeben, fraglos ist das zutreffend und soll hier auch nicht Gegenstand der Kritik sein. Jedoch lässt dieser Vorgang einen …

“The Truth …. about Homeopathy” (German TV channel rbb) – Nothing inside, so what?

The decidedly homeopathy-friendly programme "Die Wahrheit über Homöopathie" (The Truth ... about Homeopathy) by the German television channel rbb, first broadcast on 25 June and repeated by channel tagesschau 24 on 20 August, we have already honoured by publishing of …

“On Effectiveness of Homeopathy” – The INH on Publications in the “KVH-Journal”, Hamburg

{:de}"Zur Wirksamkeit der Homöopathie" - das INH zu Veröffentlichungen im Journal der KV Hamburg{:}{:en}"On Effectiveness of Homeopathy" - The INH on Publications in the "KVH-Journal", Hamburg{:}
Fortunately,  the German medical profession meanwhile moves forward in the case of homeopathy. This is to be seen at the nine federal physician chambers which adopted new training guidelines without homeopathy within the last twelve months (among them also Hamburg). …

Statement of the INH on the publication of the DZVhÄ “Homeopathy can contribute to the treatment of Covid-19 disease”

{:de}Stellungnahme des INH zur Veröffentlichung des DZVhÄ „Homöopathie kann zur Behandlung der Covid-19-Erkrankung beitragen“{:}{:en}Statement of the INH on the publication of the DZVhÄ "Homeopathy can contribute to the treatment of Covid-19 disease"{:}
At the portal "Homöopathie online" of the German Central Association of Homeopathic Physicians a longer article in the form of an interview with a homeopathic physician has been published. It is about the alleged treatment possibilities of Covid-19 disease with …

“How would you feel about homeopathy – if you were really be informed?” – The “argument of popularity”

{:de}"Wie würden Sie zu Homöopathie stehen ... wären sie wirklich informiert?" - Das "Beliebtheitsargument"{:}{:en}"How would you feel about homeopathy - if you were really be informed?" - The "argument of popularity"{:}
An essential "link" between the representatives of homeopathy and politics is the evocation of an alleged "popularity" of the sugar-ball therapy. The Information Network Homeopathy has often enough explained that and why this is not an argument in a medical-scientific …

“So okay”, Minister Spahn? – No way! – A guest article by health economist Prof. Dr. Tina Salomon

{:de}Von wegen, "so okay", Herr Spahn! - Ein Gastbeitrag von Pharmaökonomin Prof. Dr. Tina Salomon{:}{:en}"So okay", Minister Spahn? – No way! - A guest article by health economist Prof. Dr. Tina Salomon{:}
Health economics is an established science. It provides the basis for how modern health care systems function in themselves and in economic environments. It defines a framework for decisions on sustainable health policy under the special economic criteria of this …

The “Suppressed First Report” of the NHMRC – Source of “Encouraging Evidence”?

{:de}Der "unterdrückte erste Report" des NHMRC - Quelle von "Ermutigender Evidenz"?{:}{:en}The "Suppressed First Report" of the NHMRC - Source of "Encouraging Evidence"?{:}
The Central Association of Homeopathic Physicians (DZVhÄ) has recently published an article on its website under the heading "Encouraging Evidence on Homeopathy" (in German) and also sent out several press releases. The largest (but by no means the only) review …

Open letter to Health Minister Spahn on the continuation of the reimbursement of homeopathy in the SHI

{:de}Offener Brief an Gesundheitsminister Spahn zur Fortgeltung der Erstattung von Homöopathie in der GKV{:}{:en}Open letter to Health Minister Spahn on the continuation of the reimbursement of homeopathy in the SHI{:}
Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn declared yesterday, 17.09.2019, that he would adhere further to the reimbursability of homeopathy by the statutory health insurance funds. He cited the comparatively marginal costs compared to the total expenditure of the SHI funds, i.e. …

Open letter of the INH to the German Federal Minister of Health on the “internal consensus” of the German medical law

{:de}Offener Brief des INH an den Bundesminister für Gesundheit zum Binnenkonsens des AMG{:}{:en}Open letter of the INH to the German Federal Minister of Health on the "internal consensus" of the German medical law{:}
Yesterday, on 13.06.2019, German TV satirist Jan Böhmermann so satirically as accurately analysed homeopathy in his programme "Neo Magazin Royale" and thus articulated in his special way the - in our opinion -  widespreaded displeasure about the role of the …

Belgium: Consumer protectors take position – “Homeopathy is ineffective, even dangerous”.

The Brussels Times reports under this title on 15 May 2019 and quotes Simon November, spokesman for the consumer protection organisation "Test Achats": “The requirements of effectiveness, safety and quality to bring a product to market and be allowed to …

Open letter to the Prime Minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomeriana on her patronage of the Homeopathic Medical Congress 2019

{:de}Offener Brief an die Ministerpräsidentin von Mecklenburg-Vorpommern zu ihrer Schirmherrschaft für den Homöopathischen Ärztekongress 2019{:}{:en}Open letter to the Prime Minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomeriana on her patronage of the Homeopathic Medical Congress 2019{:}
This year's Homeopathic Medical Congress of the Central Association of Homeopathic Physicians will take place in Stralsund from 29 May to 1 June 2019. As usual with such meetings, the DZVhÄ assured itself also this time again of the support …

Open Letter by the GWUP Science Board and the INH to Melanie Huml, Secretary of State for Health, Bavaria

{:de}Offener Brief von GWUP-Wissenschaftsrat und INH an Staatsministerin Huml, Freistaat Bayern{:}{:en}Open Letter by the GWUP Science Board and the INH to Melanie Huml, Secretary of State for Health, Bavaria{:}
On 13 December 2018, the CSU parliamentary group in the Bavarian state parliament published a press release entitled "Naturopathy should be more firmly anchored at Bavarian universities". This corresponded both with a similar parliamentary motion from the middle of the …

Infinite Stories – once again to the Australian NHMRC’s 2015 review on homeopathy

The homoeopaths have long since discovered the title of Michael Ende's well-known work "Die unendliche Geschichte" ("The Infinite Story") as a quiet motto for themselves, as their constantly repeated "arguments" in favour of homeopathy prove. In a special context, they …

Open letter of the INH to the interview with Dr. Tournier (HRI) on “Homöopathie online”.

{:de}Herzlich willkommen!{:}{:en}Welcome!{:}

Homeopathy online, the online portal of the German Central Association of Homeopathic Physicians, titled on 27 September 2017 : "Interview: How a positive homeopathy study turned into a negative one". Under this heading, an interview is published with the head …

Dead child in Italy: Homeopathic doctors association sees “individual medical malpractice”

{:de}Totes Kind in Italien: DZVhÄ sieht "ärztlichen Kunstfehler"{:}{:en}Dead child in Italy: Homeopathic doctors association sees "individual medical malpractice"{:}

Malpractice or systemic risk? In Italy, a child died recently because his parents and the doctor who treated him only relied on homeopathy. The German Central Association of Homeopathic Physicians sees here a "medical malpractice", thus the "famous" regrettable individual …

Open letter of the INH and the science advice of the GWUP to the “Lecture Series Homeopathy” of the Munich University

{:de}Offener Brief des INH und des Wissenschaftsrats der GWUP zur "Ringvorlesung Homöopathie" der LMU München{:}{:en}Open letter of the INH and the science advice of the GWUP to the "Lecture Series Homeopathy" of the Munich University{:}

In a current publication, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich is promoting a series of events (lecture series) in the winter semester 2016/17 on the subject of "Homeopathy: From Theory to Practice - With Practical Examples and Patient Presentations". As a glance …

What does physics say about homeopathy? (And why does it have something to say about it?)

{:de}Was sagt die Physik zur Homöopathie? (Und warum hat sie etwas dazu zu sagen?){:}{:en}What does physics say about homeopathy? (And why does it have something to say about it?){:}

About Homeopathy and Physics One of the most prominent advocates of homeopathy, Prof. Dr. Dr. Harald Walach, former head of the Institute for Transcultural Health Sciences (IntraG) at the University of Frankfurt/Oder, explains: "In my opinion, homeopathy is simply very …