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I am concerned at the carelessness of, and the bias expressed by, the
of this article. The body of the article clearly says that there is
evicence', while the caption says 'no evidence'.
Those who only scan captions are likely to be mislead regarding the
value of homeopathy in pain management and improved quality of life it
to provde for some cancer patients. If the common falacious accusation of
unnecessary delay in effective treatment is excluded, then homeopathics
worst, useless; but they are also harmless.
In a patient-centric world, if the patient may derive some benefit
otherwise harmless treatment, why not try it?
I teach seminars for profit
involving the use of homeopathics.
No competing interests
05 February 2006
Malcolm C Rutledge
Sunnybank Hills, Queensland, Australia 4109Evidence for