Hormesis and homeopathy: Bridge over troubled waters

@article{Oberbaum2010HormesisAH,
  title={Hormesis and homeopathy: Bridge over troubled waters},
  author={M. Oberbaum and S. Singer and N. Samuels},
  journal={Human & Experimental Toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={567 - 571}
}
  • M. Oberbaum, S. Singer, N. Samuels
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Human & Experimental Toxicology
  • Homeopathy is an empirical method of treatment. Hormesis, while stemming from within the rationalist tradition, has yet to be explained according to current pharmacological theory. Both share in common sub-threshold doses of toxic substances and an initial semi-toxicological insult followed by a greater compensatory (or healing) response. We question whether the differences between these fields may be amenable to scientific research. We identify five cardinal differences between homeopathy and… CONTINUE READING
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