Homoeopathy pills as effective as painkillers, finds study
MUMBAI: The tiny, white homoeopathic pills could be as effective as allopathic painkillers, says a new research from the city's premier research institute.
Associate professor Sadhana Sathaye from ICT conducted the study on rats. "The rodents were arranged in four groups. The first group was healthy and hadn't been biologically engineered to suffer from arthritis like the rest," she said. The second group was given water as a placebo, while the third was given homoeopathic medicines. "The last group was given a popular diflofenac painkiller, which is widely used to treat inflammation of tissues among arthritic patients," she said. ...more