W B Jonas

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Affiliation: Samueli Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Research on homeopathy: state of the art
    Harald Walach
    University College Northampton, School of Social Sciences, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 11:813-29. 2005
  2. doi What dose metaphor?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    Hum Exp Toxicol 29:271-3. 2010
  3. doi The evolution of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the USA over the last 20 years
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 20:65-72. 2013
  4. pmc Circular instead of hierarchical: methodological principles for the evaluation of complex interventions
    Harald Walach
    University of Northampton and Samueli Institute European Office, School of Social Sciences, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:29. 2006
  5. doi Should we explore the clinical utility of hormesis?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, 1737 King St Suite 600, Alexandria VA 22314, USA
    Hum Exp Toxicol 27:123-7. 2008
  6. pmc Reframing placebo in research and practice
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, 1737 King Street, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1896-904. 2011
  7. ncbi A critical overview of homeopathy
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, 121 South Saint Asaph Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:393-9. 2003
  8. ncbi Can specific biological signals be digitized?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, USA
    FASEB J 20:23-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Toward optimal healing environments in health care
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:S1-6. 2004
  10. pmc A systematic review of the quality of homeopathic clinical trials
    W B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology and Department of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 1:12. 2001

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Publications43

  1. ncbi Research on homeopathy: state of the art
    Harald Walach
    University College Northampton, School of Social Sciences, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 11:813-29. 2005
    ..We close with some suggestions for potentially fruitful research...
  2. doi What dose metaphor?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    Hum Exp Toxicol 29:271-3. 2010
    ..Low dose, continuous adaptive responses are fundamentally different than conventional pharmacology, and they may improve the scientific underpinning for complementary medicine, nutrition and lifestyle therapies...
  3. doi The evolution of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the USA over the last 20 years
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 20:65-72. 2013
    ..The focus now seems to be on how CAM practices can be judiciously and effectively 'integrated' into mainstream medicine. Examples of how this dynamic is evolving are described...
  4. pmc Circular instead of hierarchical: methodological principles for the evaluation of complex interventions
    Harald Walach
    University of Northampton and Samueli Institute European Office, School of Social Sciences, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:29. 2006
    ..This hierarchy, founded on a pharmacological model of therapy, is generalized to other interventions which may be complex and non-pharmacological (healing, acupuncture and surgery)...
  5. doi Should we explore the clinical utility of hormesis?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, 1737 King St Suite 600, Alexandria VA 22314, USA
    Hum Exp Toxicol 27:123-7. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Reframing placebo in research and practice
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, 1737 King Street, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1896-904. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi A critical overview of homeopathy
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, 121 South Saint Asaph Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:393-9. 2003
    ..Homeopathy deserves an open-minded opportunity to demonstrate its value by using evidence-based principles, but it should not be substituted for proven therapies...
  8. ncbi Can specific biological signals be digitized?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, USA
    FASEB J 20:23-8. 2006
    ..Benveniste, a hematologist, engineer, skeptic, statistician, neuroscientist and conflict management expert. Our team found no replicable effects from digital signals...
  9. ncbi Toward optimal healing environments in health care
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:S1-6. 2004
    ..This Supplement contains both the invited papers and an abstract of the plenary session discussions...
  10. pmc A systematic review of the quality of homeopathic clinical trials
    W B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology and Department of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 1:12. 2001
    ..In addition, no review has used established and validated quality criteria allowing direct comparison of the allopathic and homeopathic literature...
  11. ncbi Proposal for an integrated evaluation model for the study of whole systems health care in cancer
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, 1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:315-9. 2006
    ..These data can then be subjected to descriptive and pathway analysis providing "bench and bedside" information...
  12. ncbi Building an evidence house: challenges and solutions to research in complementary and alternative medicine
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 12:159-67. 2005
    ..I suggest a framework of an 'Evidence House' for addressing many of these challenges...
  13. doi Enzyme stabilization by glass-derived silicates in glass-exposed aqueous solutions
    John A Ives
    Samueli Institute, 1737 King Street, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Homeopathy 99:15-24. 2010
    ..To analyze the solutes leaching from glass containers into aqueous solutions, and to show that these solutes have enzyme activity stabilizing effects in very dilute solutions...
  14. ncbi A systematic review of the quality of research on hands-on and distance healing: clinical and laboratory studies
    Cindy C Crawford
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, VA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:A96-104. 2003
    ..To systematically review the quality of published experimental clinical and laboratory research involving hands-on healing and distance healing between 1955 and 2001...
  15. ncbi Systematic assessment of the quality of research studies of conventional and alternative treatment(s) of primary headache
    Cindy C Crawford
    Samueli Institute, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Pain Physician 12:461-70. 2009
    ..Diversity of treatments used for headache, and varied quality of research conduct and reporting make it difficult to accurately assess the literature and to determine the best treatment(s) for patients...
  16. ncbi Recommendations regarding definitions and standards in healing research
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute of Information Biology, Alexandria, VA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:171-81. 2004
  17. ncbi Advising patients on the use of complementary and alternative medicine
    W B Jonas
    Department of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 26:205-14. 2001
    ..The past is back and the future will involve integration of modern and ancient ways...
  18. ncbi Fever, cancer incidence and spontaneous remissions
    R Kleef
    Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuroimmunomodulation 9:55-64. 2001
    ..This review is part of an effort of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health to examine this evidence...
  19. ncbi Homeopathy and rheumatic disease
    W B Jonas
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 26:117-23, x. 2000
    ..Patients with rheumatic syndromes often seek alternative therapies, with homeopathy being one of the most frequent. Homeopathy is one of the most frequently used complementary therapies worldwide...
  20. ncbi Do homeopathic nosodes protect against infection? An experimental test
    W B Jonas
    Department of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 5:36-40. 1999
    ..However, no rigorous tests of this claim have been performed...
  21. ncbi Methodological complexities associated with systematic review of healing relationships
    Barbara Findlay
    Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 16:40-6. 2010
    ..Health care leaders charged with developing healing initiatives in hospitals often are frustrated in their attempts to find rigorous reviews of the literature to support their programs...
  22. ncbi The healing presence: can it be reliably measured?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Alexandria, VA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:751-6. 2004
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  23. ncbi Effect of homeopathic treatment on gene expression in Copenhagen rat tumor tissues
    Rajesh L Thangapazham
    Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:350-5. 2006
    ..In a recent study, the authors found that certain homeopathic treatments produced anticancer effects in an animal model. In this study, the authors examined the immunomodulating and apoptotic effects of these remedies. Materials and..
  24. ncbi Can homeopathic treatment slow prostate cancer growth?
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute, 1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:343-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, the authors conducted a series of carefully controlled laboratory studies evaluating the effects of commonly used homeopathic remedies in cell and animal models of prostate cancer...
  25. ncbi Homeopathic medicines do not alter growth and gene expression in prostate and breast cancer cells in vitro
    Rajesh L Thangapazham
    Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:356-61. 2006
    ..In this study, the authors investigate the effect of selected homeopathic remedies often used to treat prostate and breast cancer. Materials and..
  26. ncbi Challenges and opportunities in achieving healing
    Ronald A Chez
    Samueli Institute, Corona del Mar, CA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:S3-6. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi Rapid sodium cyanide depletion in cell culture media: outgassing of hydrogen cyanide at physiological pH
    Peethambaran Arun
    Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Building C, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Anal Biochem 339:282-9. 2005
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  28. ncbi "Top of the hierarchy" evidence for integrative medicine: what are the best strategies?
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:277-81. 2006
  29. ncbi The role and importance of definitions and standards in healing research
    Wayne B Jonas
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:A5-9. 2003
  30. ncbi Science and healing: from bioelectromagnetics to the medicine of light
    Kim A Jobst
    J Altern Complement Med 9:181-2. 2003
  31. ncbi Directions for research in complementary medicine and bioterrorism
    Wayne B Jonas
    Samueli Institute for Information Biology in Corona del Mar, Calif, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:30-1. 2002
  32. ncbi Horton deplores breach; as do we his
    George T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Aldemoor Health Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 11:779. 2005
  33. ncbi Science and spiritual healing: a critical review of spiritual healing, "energy" medicine, and intentionality
    Wayne B Jonas
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:56-61. 2003
  34. ncbi Homeopathy for childhood diarrhea: combined results and metaanalysis from three randomized, controlled clinical trials
    Jennifer Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:229-34. 2003
    ..Because all three studies followed the same basic study design, the combined data from these three studies were analyzed to obtain greater statistical power...
  35. doi Hormetic responses in neural systems: consideration, contexts, and caveats
    James Giordano
    Department of Medicine and Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 38:623-7. 2008
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  36. ncbi Investigating the impact of optimal healing environments
    Wayne B Jonas
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:36-40. 2003
  37. ncbi Effects of homeopathic preparations on human prostate cancer growth in cellular and animal models
    Brian W MacLaughlin
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:362-72. 2006
    ..Sabal serrulata should thus be further investigated as a specific homeopathic remedy for prostate pathology...
  38. ncbi Managing social conflict in complementary and alternative medicine research: the case of antineoplastons
    Mitchell R Hammer
    International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:59-65. 2004
    ..Yet contention around these substantive, "scientific" disagreements reflected conflict in attunement (trust, power, and affiliation) between Dr Burzynski and NCI. This article summarizes the findings from this case study...
  39. ncbi Ethical issues in research in complementary and alternative medicine
    Wayne B Jonas
    JAMA 291:2192; author reply 2193-4. 2004
  40. ncbi Placebo research: the evidence base for harnessing self-healing capacities
    Harald Walach
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, Samueli Institute for Information Biology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Altern Complement Med 10:S103-12. 2004
    ..It would be therapeutically desirable to maximize these factors and have good evidence on which to base healing interventions. We show how this could be achieved...
  41. ncbi Wayne B. Jonas, MD: supporting the scientific foundation of integrative medicine. Interviewed by Karolyn A. Gazella and Suzanne Snyder
    Wayne B Jonas
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:68-74. 2005
  42. ncbi Clinical evaluation of "immunoaugmentative therapy (IAT)": an unconventional cancer treatment
    Bernd L Pfeifer
    University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:112-9. 2003
    ..The authors evaluated the toxicity and effects of this therapy in a series of consecutively treated cancer patients...
  43. ncbi Deconstructing the placebo effect and finding the meaning response
    Daniel E Moerman
    Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan Dearborn, 6515 Cherry Hill Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:471-6. 2002
    ..We suggest that use of this formulation, rather than the fixation on inert placebos, will probably lead to far greater insight into how treatment works and perhaps to real improvements in human well-being...

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