A new analysis of more than 200 academic research papers has concluded that homeopathy is not an effective treatment for any disease or condition. Homeopathic medicine involves administering diluted treatments of harmful substances with the hope that the body will be spurred into action by the challenge. The study was conducted by the National Health and Medical Research Council in Australia, and the value of the individual studies was appraised by an independent company to prevent bias, The Guardian reports. Homeopathy has been discredited by academic studies in the past, and the new findings have led scientists to once more urge consumers and vendors to reconsider buying and selling the ineffective and potentially dangerous remedies, especially in place of treatments with proven efficacy.
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