Peter Heusser
Anthroposophy and Science (pdf)

Research updates Integrative Medicine

Erfahrungen am Lebensende: Eine Umfrage bei Ärzten und Pflegenden eines Spitals für anthroposophisch erweiterte Medizin. Klein S, Kohler S, Krüerke D, Templeton A, Weibel A, Haraldsson E, Nahm M, Wolf U; Complementary Medicine Research 2018 25:38-43.

A 4-year non-randomized comparative phase–IV study of early rheumatoid arthritis: integrative anthroposophic medicine for patients with preference against DMARDs versus conventional therapy including DMARDs for patients without preference. Hamre H J, Pham Van N, Kern Ch, Rau R, Klasen J, Schendel U, Gerlach L, Drabik A, Simon L; Patient Preference and Adherence 2018 12: 375-97 DOI:

Integrative cancer care in a certified Cancer Centre of a German Anthroposophic hospital. Thronicke A, Li Oei S, Merkle A, Herbstreit C, Lemmens HP, Grah C, Kröz M, Matthes H, Schad F; Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2018 DOI:

Spiritual needs of mothers with sick new born or premature infants– A cross sectional survey among German mothers. Büssing A, Waßermann U, Hvidt N Ch, Längler A, Thiel M; Australian College of Midwives 2017 DOI:

Impact of a combined multimodal-aerobic and multimodal intervention compared to standard aerobic treatment in breast cancer survivors with chronic cancerrelated fatigue - results of a three-armed pragmatic trial in a comprehensive cohort design. Kröz M, Reif M, Glinz A, Berger B, Nikolaou A, Zerm R, Brinkhaus B, Girke M, Büssing A, Gutenbrunner C, and On behalf of the CRF-2 study group. BMC Cancer (2017) 17:166. DOI 10.1186/s12885-017-3142-7. Full article Open Access:

Use of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe: Health-related and sociodemographic determinants.
Laura M. Kemppainen, Teemu T. Kemppainen, Jutta A. Reippainen, Suvi T. Salmenniemi, Pia H. Vuolanto. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2017: 1–8
...The aim of this research was to study health-related and sociodemographic determinants of the use of different complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments in Europe and differences in CAM use in various European countries. Conclusions: Help-seeking differed according to the health problem, something that should be acknowledged by clinical professionals to ensure safe care. The findings also point towards possible socioeconomic inequalities in health service use.