L'Homéopathie et les enfants

Homeopathy for childhood diarrhea - Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

Results: “These studies confirm that individualized homeopathic treatment decreases the duration of acute childhood diarrhea. Homeopathy should be considered for use as an adjunct to oral rehydration for this illness”.
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The homoeopathic treatment of otitis media in children--comparisons with conventional therapy - Haunersches Kinderspital, München, Germany

Results: “Of the children treated, 70.7% were free of recurrence within a year in group A ( homeopathic medicines) and 29.3% were found to have a maximum of 3 recurrences. In group B ( conventional therapy), 56.5% were free of recurrence, and ...”
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Prospective multicentric observational study to evolve the usefulness of 13 predefined homoeopathic medicines in the management of acute rhinitis in children - Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi, India

Results:“Out of 784 children enrolled, 638 children were followed up and analyzed. A significant change in the score from the baseline (p<0.05) was observed. Twelve medicines were found to be useful in 638 children suffering from acute rhinitis and among them Nux-v (n=109), Merc (n=106) and Bell (n=88) were the most useful. No complications were observed during the treatment. Adverse events in the form of hyperpyrexia were observed in 2 children only. Conclusion: This study indicates the usefulness of homeopathic medicines in the management of acute rhinitis of children.”           READ MORE

A meta-analysis of homeopathic treatment of pollinosis with homeopathic Galphimia glauca - Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Tübingen, Deutschland

Results: “A significant superiority of Galphimia glauca over placebo is demonstrated. Estimates of verum success rates are comparable with those of conventional antihistaminics, but no side effects occurred. Meta-analysis of clinical trials A significant superiority of Galphimia glauca over placebo is demonstrated...”                                                                    READ MORE

Randomised controlled trials of homeopathy in hyperactive children: treatment procedure leads to an unconventional study design. Experience with open-label homeopathic treatment preceding the Swiss ADHD placebo controlled, randomised, double-blind, cross-over trial - Swiss Association of Homeopathic Physicians, Lucerne, Switzerland

Results:“During the screening phase, 84% (70/83) of the children responded to treatment and reached eligibility for the randomised trial after a median time of 5 months (range 1-18), with a median of 3 different medications (range 1-9). Thirteen children (16%) did not reach eligibility. Five months after treatment start, the difference in Conners Global Index (CGI) rating between responders and non-responders became highly significant (p = 0.0006). Improvement in CGI was much greater following the identification of the optimal medication than in the preceding suboptimal treatment period (p < 0.0001)”.              READ MORE

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