Use of homeopathy in NHS not justifiedBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7337.565/a (Published 09 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:565
- Mark Hunter
No evidence exists to justify the use of homoeopathy in the NHS, an in-depth analysis of published data has concluded.
The study, carried out by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, based at York University, reviewed data from over 200 randomised clinical trials of homoeopathy in a variety of conditions.
It concluded that not only was there little evidence to support the efficacy of homoeopathy, but the data that did exist were of poor quality and came from trials that were often deeply flawed.
Common problems included under-powered …
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