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Alternative medicine
Homeopathy: ‘anecdotes, not evidence’

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THERE are no credible data available to show that homeopathy is more effective than any placebo, according to Edzard Ernst, emeritus professor of complementary medicine at the University of Exeter.

Professor Ernst was speaking at a meeting of the Royal Veterinary College's Student Animal Welfare Society, held at the Hawkshead campus on March 14. His lecture, ‘Homeopathy and complementary and alternative medicines – trick or treat’, was a first for him, as he admitted he had …

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