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  • n. Alternative spelling of homeopathy.

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  • n. a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated

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Examples

  • (WHO) has called homoeopathy the second largest growing therapy in the world.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • The British Medical Association (BMA) may have called homoeopathy a "witchcraft", but it's unlikely to impact the popularity of the alternative medicine.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Further research into the efficacy of treatments such as homoeopathy is unlikely to settle the debate, such is the controversy surrounding the subject.

    Latest headlines from BMJ

  • Further research into the efficacy of therapies such as homoeopathy is unlikely to settle the debate, such is the controversy surrounding the subject.

    Latest headlines from BMJ

  • My interest in it is having the ability to combine this very accurate rhythmic bioidentical hormone therapy with constitutional homoeopathy which is you have the bio-energetic stimulation, particular bio-energetic stimulation on a mind, body, spirit plane together with biochemical, bio-hormonal stimulation and bringing in both in the balance ideally to gain perfect health and well being.

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  • 'homoeopathy' means 'healing through like'; the basic principle is to treat disease symptoms with highly diluted substances which produce similar symptoms if ingested in normal quantity.

    Man or Matter

  • So we can, in this way, reject (as whole sciences) astrology, homoeopathy, Freudian psychoanalyisis, or Marxist economics.

    Which Economists to Trust?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Placebo-controlled trials of homoeopathy were identified by a comprehensive literature search, which covered 19 electronic databases, reference lists of relevant papers, and contacts with experts.

    Nightmare Advice on Allergies

  • This finding is compatible with the notion that the clinical effects of homoeopathy are placebo effects.

    Nightmare Advice on Allergies

  • Bias in the conduct and reporting of trials is a possible explanation for positive findings of trials of both homoeopathy and conventional medicine.

    Nightmare Advice on Allergies

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