Let’s hope the Science and Technology Committee read the written submissions sent in for the Evidence Check on Homeopathy. I am busy ploughing through them and interesting reading they make.
Is homeopathy effective? Does the Evidence support that?
Score: YES – 28 NO – 11 Neutral – 7
To be fair, 3 of the YES group are satisfied patients making a plea for keeping homeopathy within the NHS, and – as we are reminded daily by the NOs – anecdotal evidence, however much there is, whether new born babies, herds of cattle, comatose patients or people with intractable conditions not helped by 30 years of conventional medicine (no placebo effect there then) – does not count.
The remaining 25 in the YES group are well constructed, many of them one might say are academic, papers, fully referenced and carefully laying out the reasons for their conclusions. Continue reading