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Homeopathy: what does the “best” evidence tell us?

Edzard Ernst
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (3): 191-192.
Published online: 2 August 2010

In reply: Wardle’s letter raises several points that deserve comment. Wardle calls me dogmatic, misinformed and antihomeopathic. Such ad hominem attacks hardly promote a rational debate. When I started my job of scrutinising homeopathy 17 years ago, I was pro-homeopathy1 — I once worked in a German homeopathic hospital — and became more sceptical as the evidence base for homeopathy became more clearly negative.2 This, it seems to me, is the opposite of dogmatic.

  • Edzard Ernst

  • Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK.

Correspondence: Edzard.Ernst@pms.ac.uk

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