Homeopathy groups’ attack on NHMRC – the missing submission

A ‘scathing’ attack on the NHMRC critical report on homeopathy seems to have been disowned by its authors.

It’s official – homeopathy doesn’t work!

The National Health & Medical Research Council draft information paper on the effectiveness of homeopathy finds that “There is no reliable evidence that homeopathy is effective for treating health conditions.” This is a view that Australian Skeptics has been propounding for some time, and thus thoroughly endorses. “It is especially…

Update – the missing homeopathy submission

Growing international activism re homeopathy ‘submission’ against NHRMC report, but questions about its existence still exist in Australia.

UK Government committee recommends public funds pulled from homeopathy

Report concludes UK National Health Service should cease funding homeopathy Recommend no further clinical trials of homeopathy. Evidence shows homeopathy doesn’t work. Explanations for why homeopathy works are “scientifically implausible.” Committee views homeopathy as placebo. In a stunning move announced this evening Australian time, members of parliament in the UK…

NHMRC: no good evidence for homeopathy

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) today released a statement concluding that “there is no good quality evidence to support the claim that homeopathy is effective in treating health conditions”. The long-awaited release follows “a thorough review of the evidence, conducted as part of NHMRC’s responsibility to provide…

Griffith Uni rejects homeopathy link

Griffith University, having recently launched a candidate malaria vaccine to protect against all known strains of the deadly disease, has definitively rejected any link between the vaccine and homeopathy. “Our candidate vaccine is not related to homeopathy in any way,” says Professor Michael F Good, chair of the National Health…

Homeopathy Plus faces huge penalties in ACCC case

Fran Sheffield, owner of pro-homeopathy website, is faced with hundreds of thousands in penalties and costs for anti-vaccine stance

Ban homeopathy in pharmacies, says industry review

Government-appointed review of pharmacy regulation says homeopathic products should be banned from pharmacies and complementary medicines shelved separately to evidence-based medicine.

Homeopathy Plus “misleading and deceptive” on whooping cough vaccine

The Federal Court of Australia has found that Homeopathy Plus! Australia P/L and Fran Sheffield, who runs the organisation, “engaged in conduct that was misleading and deceptive or was likely to mislead and deceive” when it declared on its website that the currently available vaccine against whooping cough was unreliable…