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Old 19.08.2011, 15:13
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The medical advantages of homeopathy

Well actually just the idea of placebos, but very interesting video to entertain on this friday afternoon

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Old 19.08.2011, 15:34
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

Thanks for your link but you make the incorrect assumption that homeopathic medicines are placebos.
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:36
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Thanks for your link but you make the incorrect assumption that homeopathic medicines are placebos.
in the interest of not going off topic Ill shut up now

Back OT I will watch video when I get home
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:39
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in the interest of not going off topic Ill shut up now

Back OT I will watch video when I get home
no please can you bite now!
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:03
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in the interest of not going off topic Ill shut up now
I'll follow your example :-)
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:37
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

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Thanks for your link but you make the incorrect assumption that homeopathic medicines are placebos.
Let's just say that he makes the assumption. Whether or not it is incorrect, is a bit harder to discern.
The studies i have seen, seem to show about the same effect of homeopathic treatment, as placebo treatment.
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:39
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

If I put one of these pro-homeopathy posts in a bucket of water, will it make them stop?
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:41
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

Could a mod please edit the thread title? I didn't think Oxymorons were permitted.
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:41
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If I put one of these pro-homeopathy posts in a bucket of water, will it make them stop?
won't it just amplify the posts?
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:45
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

Obviously the title was chosen to provoke. My opinion is that most homeopathic options work, but only for the right people and on the psychological level. Not that the jury is finished on the topic, but again, it's friday hot and sunny in zurich, and I'm stuck behind my computer :P
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:51
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If I put one of these pro-homeopathy posts in a bucket of water, will it make them stop?
Homeopathy is like religion, either you believe in it or you don't. Let common sense prevail.
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:55
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Homeopathy is like religion, either you believe in it or you don't. Let common sense prevail.

Religion is like a penis. It's fine to have one and it's fine to be proud of it, but please don't whip it out in public and start waving it around and please don't try to shove it down my child's throat.



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Old 19.08.2011, 16:23
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Let's just say that he makes the assumption. Whether or not it is incorrect, is a bit harder to discern.
The studies i have seen, seem to show about the same effect of homeopathic treatment, as placebo treatment.
maybe they do but some so-called conventional medicines also have placebo effects.

the point is that in general homeopathy is an alternative to conventional medicine and are not intended to act like placebos
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:25
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maybe they do but some so-called conventional medicines also have placebo effects.

the point is that in general homeopathy is an alternative to conventional medicine and are not intended to act like placebos
Homeopathic remedies are unique in that any effect they have will be exclusively placebo.
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:28
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

you mean like acupuncture which is very effective and paid for by health insurance yet the processes or effects cannot be peer reviewed on a scientific level?
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maybe they do but some so-called conventional medicines also have placebo effects.

the point is that in general homeopathy is an alternative to conventional medicine and are not intended to act like placebos
placebos DO NOT act...
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:48
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placebos DO NOT act...
Placebo Domingo did.
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maybe they do but some so-called conventional medicines also have placebo effects.

the point is that in general homeopathy is an alternative to conventional medicine and are not intended to act like placebos
They aren't intended to act like placebos but that is exactly how they do act.
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Old 19.08.2011, 18:06
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They aren't intended to act like placebos but that is exactly how they do act.
So (for whatever reason), Homeopathy works does it ?
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Old 19.08.2011, 15:56
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Thanks for your link but you make the incorrect assumption that homeopathic medicines are placebos.
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