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Homeopathy is ‘rubbish’, says chief medical officer of England

The Telegraph (UK): Homeopathic remedies are “rubbish” and do not serve as anything more than placebos, England’s chief medical officer has claimed. Professor Dame Sally Davies said she was “perpetually surprised” homeopathy was provided on the NHS, and branded homeopaths “peddlers.” Giving evidence to the Commons Science and Technology committee, she also expressed fears about … Continue reading

Allopaths’ bitter pill: Maharashtra has more homeopaths and ayurveds

MUMBAI (TOI): The state government’s recent proposal seeking to allow non-allopathy doctors to practise modern medicine after a one-year course in pharmacology has stirred a hornet’s nest. The proposal comes at a time when Maharashtra has the dubious distinction of having the highest number of ayurveda and homeopathy colleges in the country. For every doctor … Continue reading

Homoeopathy gets a boost

Mumbai (DNA): A slew of measures announced by the state minister for medical education, Dr Vijaykumar Gavit, on Wednesday are set to change the face of homoeopathy in the state. Speaking at a Maharashtra Council of Homoeopathy (MCH) function held to fete homoeopaths in the state, Dr Gavit said, “The government will be sending a … Continue reading

28 graduate from homoeopathy college

Bengaluru (DH): As many as 28 graduating students were awarded degrees at the convocation of the Government Homoeopathy College here on Wednesday. Addressing the students on the occasion, AYUSH Department Director G N Srikantaiah said Homoeopathy has cure for many complicated disorders not found in the other forms medicine. He felt the need to have … Continue reading

Homoeopaths claim they are not getting their due

KANPUR (TOI): Even after being recognised as one of the most reliable methods of treatment of various deadly diseases across the world, homoeopathy is getting step-motherly treatment by the government. Homoeopaths claim as a practising system of medicine, homoeopathy is not getting its due in the city as well as in the state though it … Continue reading

Homoeopathy students move state rights panel

BHUBANESWAR (TOI): Students of the government-run Abhin Chandra Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital here on Friday filed a petition with the state human rights commission alleging use of expired medicines in the hospital. The authorities were doing nothing about it, they alleged. In their petition signed by 19 students, the students said the matter came … Continue reading

Sceptics anger at homeopath GP’s lecture

Wokingham: Sceptics are planning to protest outside a homeopathy lecture in Wokingham next week. Members of the Reading Skeptics group criticised homeopathic remedies ahead of the planned talk from Dr Jayne Donegan, a GP and homeopath, on ‘Nursing Your Child Supportively Through Acute Illness’ at Wokingham Town Hall in Market Place. However talk organisers from … Continue reading

Electro-homeopathy clinics to be sealed after Holi

KANPUR: All the electro-homeopathy clinics in the city would be banned in compliance of the recent order of Allahabad High Court. The health department has decided to take action against the practitioners of an unrecognised therapy named as electro-homeopathy. According to the verdict of Allahabad High Court, the electro-homeopathy treatment methodology is an “unrecognized system … Continue reading

Electro Homeopathy nothing but quackery: HC

Allahabad, (PTI) The Allahabad High Court has rejected a plea for issuing directions to Uttar Pradesh government for recognizing Electro Homeopathy, describing it as an “unrecognised system of medicine which is nothing but quackery”. The order was passed by a division bench comprising Justice Sunil Ambwani and Justice Manoj Misra on February 21 when it … Continue reading

Ayush Dept to set up Homoeopathic Medicines Pharmaceutical Corpn as PSU

New Delhi (PB): The Department of Ayush is planning to set up Homoeopathic Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to manufacture homoeopathic medicines in the public sector, on the lines of the Indian Medicine Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd (IMPCL) which is into the production of ayurvedic drugs. The Department has already started initial discussions on the matter … Continue reading