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Homeopathy UK told to take down articles saying remedies can help depression and asthma

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 20 May 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1296
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

The Advertising Standards Authority has told Homeopathy UK to remove articles from its website that state that homeopathy can help such conditions as depression, diabetes, infertility, psoriasis, and asthma.

The website took consumers who clicked on a link to pages in which doctors described how they had applied homeopathic methods to the particular condition.

The authority ruled that the articles breached the provision in the advertising …

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