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RE: [escepticos] RV: homeopathy refund stopped
Me alegro mucho. Por aquí se empieza. Que tomen nota los españoles.
> De: Planetario <planetario en cin.es>
> A: Lista Escepticos <escepticos en CCDIS.dis.ulpgc.es>
> Asunto: [escepticos] RV: homeopathy refund stopped
> Fecha: Lunes 26 de Enero de 1998 11:19 AM
> Bueno... no todo son malas noticias!
> -----Original Message-----
> De: Willem Betz
> Fecha: sábado 24 de enero de 1998 16:27
> Asunto: homeopathy refund stopped
> >The British Medical Journal, May 1997, Volume 314, page 1574 stated that
> >the London health authority decided to stop payment for homeopathic
> >treatment because there "is not enough evidence to support its use."
> >More than 500 patients a year were referred for homeophathic
> >treatments. The money spent on complementary treatments could have paid
> >for 100 hip replacments. They have decided to pay for only evidence
> >based treatments and found that the studies describing homeopathic
> >treatments were "methodologically poor." Spokesperson for the Royal
> >Homoeopathic Hospital stated that "We should not have to justify
> >ourselves more than conventional medicine. Only 50% of conventional
> >medicine is evidence based."
> >Willem Betz
> >Private: Kanadezenlaan, 75
> >B-2920 Kalmthout, Belgium
> >email home: wbetzhome en skynet.be
> >Laarbeeklaan, 103
> >B-1090 Brussels, Belgium
> >tel: +32/2/477.43.11
> >email office: wbetz en huis.vub.ac.be