Testing Homeopathy – Part 2

Homeopathy defies fundamental physics, chemistry and biology. What does it take to become a homeopath? No training is needed at all, but in this video we compare what seems to be the last BSc Homeopathy course in Britain with a BSc in medicine. The claim that the Swiss Government has endorsed homeopathy is also examined.

References:

The Centre for Homeopathic Education:
http://www.homeopathycollege.org/

Imperial College London’s medicine course:
http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/teaching/undergraduate/mbbsbscmedicine/

The Contemporary College of Homeopathy:
www.conhom.com/professional-homeopathy-training.php

Society of Homeopaths article of 10 April 2012:
http://www.homeopathy-soh.org/2012/04/swiss-scientists-endorse-homeopathy-evidence

Natural News’ version of Ullman’s article:
http://www.naturalnews.com/035499_homeopathic_medicine_Swiss_report.html

HometopathyPlus’ version repeating claim of “government report”:
http://homeopathyplus.com.au/homeopathy-%E2%80%9Ccost-effective%E2%80%9D-swiss-government/

The Huffington Post original:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dana-ullman/homeopathic-medicine-_b_1258607.html

Swiss Medical Weekly, “The report “Homeopathy in healthcare: effectiveness, appropriateness, safety, costs” is not a “Swiss report””:
http://www.smw.ch/content/smw-2012-13723/

The PEK, and Shang et al’s paper:
http://www.bag.admin.ch/themen/krankenversicherung/00263/00264/04102/index.html

Sven Rudloff’s translation and analysis of the PEK:
http://www.zenosblog.com/2012/05/that-neutral-swiss-homeopathy-report/

The Quackometer’s “The Swizz Report on Homeopathy”:
http://www.quackometer.net/blog/2012/05/the-swizz-report-on-homeopathy.html

The House of Commons Evidence Check 2: Homeopathy:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200910/cmselect/cmsctech/45/45.pdf

Other resources for the interested:
http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/category/homeopathy/

http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/fun-with-homeopaths-and-meta-analyses-of-homeopathy-trials/

http://www.skepticalraptor.com/skepticalraptorblog.php/switzerland-endorse-homeopathy/

http://www.quackometer.net

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