Hormesis and homeopathy: Bridge over troubled waters

@article{Oberbaum2010HormesisAH,
  title={Hormesis and homeopathy: Bridge over troubled waters},
  author={Menachem Oberbaum and Shepherd Roee Singer and Noah Samuels},
  journal={Human \& Experimental Toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={567 - 571}
}
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… Expand
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