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16 September 2010

Homeopathy slammed in Japan

Japanese Emperor Akihito's physician and top scientists have slammed homeopathy calling it an "absurd" medicine.

The physician to Japanese Emperor Akihito and top scientists have slammed homeopathy as an "absurd" medicine, urging health workers to stay clear of the alternative treatment as it grows in popularity.

The controversy has been fuelled by reports that a two-month-old baby girl died last year of a cerebral haemorrhage in Japan after she was given a homeopathic remedy instead of the normal treatment of vitamin K.

 
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