Research in Anthroposophic Medicine

Anthroposophical medical research is intended to further the knowledge base and clinical practice of all fields of medicine. It is an area of high research activity, assessing efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and costs of interventions, analysing active ingredients and physiological, biochemical, cellular or genetic effects of individual interventions, exploring basic concepts, anthropological dimensions and the historical background, and investigating patients' and health care providers’ perspectives or new innovative areas. Research is done in many institutions worldwide and uses well established methodologies, following general guidelines, or developing methodologies. Research results are presented in the following examples: LINK

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Safety of anthroposophic medicines ensured!
Anthroposophic medicinal products (AMPs) are widely used in Europe and worldwide. A retrolective safety analysis of pharmacovigilance data included 99.4% (1596/1606) of all AMPs marketed in Germany during the study period 2010 - 2017. The relative frequency of adverse drug reactions for AMPs was 1.5 per million maximum daily doses sold. The vast majority of patients (91.9%) recovered or were recovering from adverse reactions and there were no reports of fatal outcomes. The original article with detailed results is published open access:

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