Launch of CAM-QuestDatabase
The Carstens Foundation in Germany has recently launched an excellent online database of clinica lresearch in CAM. Studies in nine different therapies have been included: acupuncture, anthroposophic medicine, ayurveda, bioenergetics, herbal medicine, homeopathy, manual medicine, mind-body medicine and TCM.
The database includes a large number of German homeopathic case reports and provides the facility to perform searches by disease, therapy and study design. The ‘quick search’ function provides a synopsis of studies using the most common therapies for the most common diseases whilst the ‘expert search’ function enables a detailed, comprehensive search across the CAM therapies and full range of diseases within the database.
At present the database is available in English, French, Dutch and German, but there are plans to translate it into all European languages. It is accessible free of charge at http://www.cam-quest.org
First Homeopathic Veterinary Database (VetCR)
The first database of clinical research in veterinary homeopathy is now accessible online. Containing all available literature on original veterinary studies it provides access to approximately 200 entries of randomised clinical trials, non-randomised clinical trials, observational studies, drug provings, case reports and case series.
Produced by the Carstens Foundation, the database is freely available at [ http://www.carstens-stiftung.de/clinresvet/index.php
Indian journal of Research in Homeopathy is a medical journal aimed at improving the understanding and research in Homeopathy by publishing quality articles . It publishes articles on homeopathic researches that advances or illuminates homeopathic science , educate the journal readers & promotes debate.