How does homeopathy work?

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How does homeopathy work?
« on: 19/03/2014 01:30:01 »
Marlene Sharpe asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Whilst some medics still sneer at homeopathy others are amazed at how well it works and now they use this and / or study this method.

Animals and babies do not have placebo effects and respond well.

Can you explain how a well-chosen homeopathic remedy can work .

Marlene Sharpe
What do you think?
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Re: How does homeopathy work?
« Reply #1 on: 19/03/2014 03:03:37 »
Animals and babies do not have placebo effects and respond well.

Can you explain how a well-chosen homeopathic remedy can work .

That the patients did not comprehend they were being given [sham] medicine is irrelevant,
if they got better that recovery would have happened anyway even without the application of what amounts to holy-water.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeopathic_dilutions#Swimming_pool

http://whatstheharm.net/homeopathy.html
« Last Edit: 19/03/2014 03:13:14 by RD »