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Homoeopath society breaks own ethics code by making speculative claims on website, says expert

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 11 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4605
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

    The Society of Homeopaths is in breach of its own code of ethics by posting “speculative,” “misleading,” and “deceptive” statements on its website, claims a leading UK expert in complementary medicine.

    Edzard Ernst, professor of complementary medicine at the Peninsula Medical School in Exeter, identified numerous statements on the society’s website that he claimed could be seen as contravening the code. He was writing in the International Journal of …

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