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    Clinical management of children receiving homeopathic treatment

    Dear Editor,

    We appreciate the interesting article by Erlewyn-Lajeunesse1 on homeopathy in children. We would like to make the following points about the safety and efficacy associated with the use of homeopathic medicines among children with a wide spectrum of clinical diseases.1 Surprisingly, the author did not mention the potential severe adverse outcomes of homeopathy in children. Sometimes the reaction ca...

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    Magic has no role in medicine, especially when children are concerned

    The principles of homeopathy run contrary to modern science and have never been empirically established. The so-called law of similars, for example, is little more than an ancient and common superstition known as sympathetic magic - that things have an essence or essential quality that can be transferred. There is no scientific knowledge about biology or chemistry to support the notion that a small dose of a drug or subs...

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