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Homeopathy and Nanopharmacology : A Review of the Conventional Medical Literature | Abstract
Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology

Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7439

Abstract

Homeopathy and Nanopharmacology : A Review of the Conventional Medical Literature

Dana Ullman*

Homeopathic medicine is a controversial system of medicine that has been used worldwide for 200 years. Drawingfrom research in the material sciences and in nano-scale technologies, discussion about viable means by whichhomeopathic nanodoses can create physiological responses and influence gene expression is provided. This review ofcontrolled clinical trials only discusses studies that were published in conventional medical and scientific peer-reviewjournals. A critical review of five leading meta-analyses is provided. The meta-analyses that are most critical ofhomeopathy are found to have significant flaws in their methodology and analysis. The most recent meta-analysisshowed that there are a small number of clinical trials with a low risk of bias that verify efficacy. The impressive safetyprofile of homeopathic medicines is reviewed with a special acknowledgement for it representing the epitome theHippocratic command to “first, do no harm

Published Date: 2021-03-11; Received Date: 2021-02-18

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