Forschung auf Homöopathisch: Ein “too long, didn’t read”

{:de}Forschung auf Homöopathisch{:}{:en}Research in a Homeopathic Way{:}
Der Beitrag "Forschung auf Homöopathisch" (zeitgleich erschienen), der ausführlich die aktuelle  Entwicklung zu der umfangreich kritisierten Studie zu "Verbesserungen beim Überleben von Lungenkrebspatienten mit homöopathischer Komplementärbehandlung" (Frass et al. 2020) darlegt, bekommt mit diesem Beitrag ein "TL:DR" an die Seite …

Improvements in survival of lung cancer patients with homeopathic complementary treatment (Frass et al. 2020)? – A study critique

{:de}Herzlich willkommen!{:}{:en}Welcome!{:}
You can find the English version of this publication on Prof. Edzard Ernst's website via this link: https://edzardernst.com/2021/06/a-thorough-analysis-of-prof-m-frass-recent-homeopathy-trial-casts-serious-doubts-on-its-reliability/ A first update (09.08.2021) on this article you can find here: https://edzardernst.com/2021/08/an-update-on-the-dubious-cancer-study-by-frass-et-al/    

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” – no way, Minister Spahn! – A “Too long – Didn’t read” for those in a hurry.

{: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{:}
Prof. Tina Salomon's detailed article on the "homeopathic 20-million peanuts", which we recently published under the heading "Points of View", met with great interest - and the desire to provide a "short version" of it. We would like to thank …

“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 …

“Von der praktizierenden Homöopathin zur Wissenschaftsaktivistin” – Artikel über Natalie Grams bei den französischen Skeptikern (AFIS)

Standpunkte https://www.netzwerk-homoeopathie.eu/standpunkte/287-von-der-praktizierenden-homoeopathin-zur-wissenschaftsaktivistin-artikel-ueber-natalie-grams-bei-den-franzoesischen-skeptikern-afis Veröffentlicht: 08. Juni 2018 Die Zeitschrift "Science & Pseudo-Sciences"  der französischen Skeptiker-Organisation Association française pour l’information scientifique (AFIS) hat in ihrer Ausgabe April-Juni 2018 einen umfangreichen Artikel zu Dr. Natalie Grams und der Homöopathiekritik in Deutschland veröffentlicht. Wir …

Prof. Ernst informiert: So schützen Sie sich vor falschen Heilsversprechen der “Alternativmedizin”

Kurz erklärt https://www.netzwerk-homoeopathie.eu/kurz-erklaert/138-prof-ernst-informiert-so-schuetzen-sie-sich-vor-falschen-heilsversprechen-der-alternativmedizin Veröffentlicht: 09. Juli 2016 Beiträge, wie dieser hier, machen Spaß. Zumindest dem, der sie schreibt. Aber ich hoffe natürlich in erster Linie, dass meine Texte für diejenigen meiner Leser nützlich sind, die mit dem Gedanken spielen, einen …

Zu wenig Wirkstoff in Homöopathika – was heißt das konkret?

https://www.netzwerk-homoeopathie.eu/kurz-erklaert/232-zu-wenig-wirkstoff-in-homoeopathika-was-heisst-das-konkret Veröffentlicht: 12. Juni 2017 Homöopathika enthalten zu wenig Wirkstoff, um überhaupt einen heilenden Effekt auslösen zu können, der von diesem Wirkstoff hervorgerufen werden könnte. Bei den Hochpotenzen ist spätestens ab D23 / C12 noch nicht einmal mehr ein Atom/Molekül …

FAQ 18 – “Homeopath” and “Alternative Practitioner” – what’s the difference?

{:de}FAQ 18 - Homöopath und Heilpraktiker - was ist der Unterschied?{:}{:en}FAQ 18 - "Homeopath" and "Alternative Practitioner" - what's the difference?{:}
In the following, the situation of homeopathic physicians and alternative practicioners in Germany is described. In everyday language, the terms "homeopath" and "alternative practitioner" (here meant: the German "Heilpraktiker") are often confused. First of all, a "homeopath" is simply someone …

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 …