Last updated on September 18th, 2021 at 06:50 pm
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- Overall, we rate the Homeopathy Journal a strong Pseudoscience source based on the promotion of alternative medicine.
Bias Rating: PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: Germany (13/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Journal
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1911, Homeopathy is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering research, reviews, and debates on all aspects of homeopathy, a controversial form of alternative medicine.
Funded by / Ownership
The journal is owned and published by Thieme Medical Publishers. Subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal had a 2014 impact factor of 0.758. The journal was delisted in the 2015 edition because of excessive self-citations. Although this is a peer-reviewed journal, it is focused on alternative medicine, which often promotes pseudoscience.
While there is nothing wrong with studying homeopathy, there is very little evidence that it is safer or more effective than traditional medicine. Our advice is to be cautious when considering homeopathic remedies.
Overall, we rate the Homeopathy Journal a strong Pseudoscience source based on the promotion of alternative medicine. (D. Van Zandt 9/10/2017) Updated (9/18/2021)