User talk:Ramanand Jhingade
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Welcome to CZ... I read the homeopathy article and the discussions.
My feeling is that much more should be written about the lab research that is done on animals and cell cultures. As you point out, sometimes there's no room for placebo effects.
What do you think? I can work with you on that if you agree it's a good idea.
Pierre-Alain Gouanvic 22:55, 31 August 2008 (CDT)
- I'd be interested to hear about the work on cell cultures. I admit I have not seen anything since Benvenistes work. Chris Day 23:02, 31 August 2008 (CDT)
- Chris, Ramanand,
- Let's take a look at this:
- Towards understanding molecular mechanisms of action of homeopathic drugs: An overview - AR Khuda-Bukhsh - Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 2003 - Springer
- Pierre-Alain Gouanvic 00:30, 1 September 2008 (CDT)
- I looked at that article (why is it at the Smith College site?) and found the following sentences:
- Davydov , who investigated solitons very carefully, postulated a ‘soliton excitation model’ which suggested that the homeopathic drugs acted like solitons which are responsible for ‘high temperature-superconductivity’ as well as for the well-known extraordinary sensitivity of biological systems. [...] Therefore, the question of transfer and retention of medicinal properties in the highly diluted homeopathic medicines has largely been satisfactorily explained within the confines of physical sciences.
- So, high temperature-superconductivity explains satisfactorily that homeopathic drugs have medicinal properties. Superconductivity is of high technological and economical importance; there is much more money to be made from the high-T superconductivity of homeopathic drugs than from healing the sick.--Paul Wormer 09:24, 1 September 2008 (CDT)
Cher Pierre, Merci. I know Molecular Biologists are working on studies like that (I have read the article you mentioned); as a Doctor, I should be healing the sick. The proof of the pudding is in the eating, so I feel people should try Homeopathy before commenting on it.—Ramanand Jhingade 21:34, 1 September 2008 (CDT)