Homeopathy

Scope and Content

Various notes, correspondence and articles with annotations by Thurstan Brewin. From a folder labelled “Homeopathy”

1. Photocopy of ‘Alternative Medicine: Fashion Fringe or Frontier’ by David Taylor Reilly in Scottish Medicine, p. 20, August 1983. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

2. Photocopy of ‘Alternative Medicine: Homeopathy – The Low Dose That’s Hard to Swallow: A Flight from Science?’ by David Taylor Reilly in Scottish Medicine, pp. 12-14, September 1983. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

3. Notes on David Taylor Reilly and homeopathy by Thurstan Brewin, 26 June 1984

4. Copy of ‘A Controlled Trial of Homeopathy using Homeopathically Prepared Pollens in Hay Fever’ by David Taylor Reilly and Morag Taylor Reilly, c. 1989. Includes highlights

5. Copy of ‘Is Homeopathy a Placebo Response?’ by David Taylor Reilly; Morag Taylor; Charles McSharry; Tom Aitchison in The Lancet, pp. 881-885, 18 October 1986. Includes highlights and annotations by Thurstan Brewin and an attached set of notes relating to the article

6. Copy of responses to ‘Is Homeopathy a Placebo Response?’ by David O’Keeffe, M. F. Khan, Petr Skrabanek and J. J. Aulus respectively in The Lancet, pp. 1106-1107, 8 November 1986. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

7. Copy of ‘Letters to the Editor: Is Homeopathy a Placebo Response?’ by David Taylor Reilly; Morag Taylor; Charles McSharry; Tom Aitchison in The Lancet, p. 1272, 29 November 1986. Includes highlights by Thurstan Brewin

8. Letter from Thurstan Brewin to David Taylor Reilly, 9 November 1988

9. Letter from John A Thomson to Thurstan Brewin, 5 December [?]

10. Copy of ‘Homeopathy and Immunology’ from Euromedicine ’87: Third International Medical and Pharmaceutical Research and Technology Meetings, Montpellier, France, 10 November 1987 – 14 November 1987 by David Taylor Reilly and Morag A. Taylor. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

11. Photocopy of ‘The Difficulty with Homeopathy: A Brief Review of Principles, Methods and Research’ by David Taylor Reilly and Morag A. Taylor, Contemporary Medical Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1988. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

12. Correspondence between David Spence and Thurstan Brewin, 20 August 1994 – 27 October 1994. Includes a copy of ‘Letters to the Editor: Logic and Magic in Mainstream and Fringe Medicine’ by David Spence in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vol. 87, p. 493, August 1994 and a reprinted copy of ‘Homeopathic Treatment of Eczema: A Retrospective Survey of 130 Cases’ by David Spence in British Homeopathic Journal, Vol, 80, pp. 74-81, April 1991 – both include highlights and annotations made by Thurstan Brewin

13. Copy of ‘Reilly’s Challenge’, p. 1585 and ‘Is Evidence for Homeopathy Reproducible?’ by David Taylor Reilly; Morag Taylor; Neil G. M. Beattie; Jim H Campbell; Charles McSharry; Tom Aitchison; Roger Carter and Robin Davidson in The Lancet, Vol. 344, p. 1601, 10 December 1994. Both include higlights and annotations by Thurstan Brewin and also attached is manuscript and typed notes on David Taylor Reilly and David Peters

14. Letter from Sheila Cook to Thurstan Brewin, 18 June 1992

15. Photocopy of ‘Introduction’, ‘Part 1’ and ‘Part 2’ of The Family Guide to Homeopathy by Andrew Lockie. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

16. Booklet Homeopathy for the Family: An Introduction to the Use of Classical Homeopathic Medicines in the Treatment of Common Ailments and Conditions by Homoeopathic Development Foundation, eleventh edition, 1991. Includes annotations and highlights by Thurstan Brewin

17. Booklet Homeopathy on the NHS by The Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, August 1992. Includes highlights by Thurstan Brewin

18. Booklet by The Foundation of Integrated Medicine. Includes note attached from Anne Heyes and notes made by Thurstan Brewin

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