Homeopathy again: a questionable meta-analysis

Author: Anonymous
Conference/Journal: Prescrire Int
Date published: 1999
Other: Volume ID: 7 , Issue ID: 35 , Pages: 94-5 , Word Count: 52

A meta-analysis published in the Lancet in September 1997 cautiously concluded that homeopathic drug activity is not fully explained by the placebo effect. A thorough examination of this meta-analysis reveals design errors that make the results untrustworthy. There is still nothing to suggest that homeopathic drugs are any more effective than a placebo.