Archive for February, 2010

The Society of Homeopaths Still Do Not Get It

February 22, 2010

[BPSDB] The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has has recommended that the NHS should no longer fund homeopathy and that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency should ban medical claims on homeopathic remedies. I am not going to blog about that as it has been done already, such as here. What I am going to blog about is the all too predictable head-in-the-sand attitude of the Society of Homeopaths. (more…)

Validating Woo

February 21, 2010

[BPSDB]I recently made a Freedom of Information request to the University of Westminster via the What Do They Know website, for documents relating to the decision to offer the Diploma in Qigong Tuina. These are the documents I received as a result. (more…)

Mike Adams Says You And Your Doctor Make You Ill

February 15, 2010

[BPSDB] According to Mike Adams, disease is either your fault or your doctor’s. At least, that is the understanding I get from reading this. There are a few grains of truth in his latest pronouncement but it is padded out with the usual Adams factoids. (more…)

The ‘Health Ranger’ Fails Statistics 101

February 14, 2010

[BPSDB] Mike ‘Health DRanger’ Adams is at it again – this time claiming that being vaccinated increases ones chances of catching the disease. All he demonstrates is that he does not understand simple statistics. (more…)

A Nasty Rant From the ‘Health Ranger’

February 8, 2010

[BPSDB]I cannot be the only person infuriated by the decision of Mike Adams, the self-styled ‘Health Ranger’, to exploit the tragic killing of an eight year old boy to push his agenda. I hope you don’t mind me adding to the criticism but I need to, well, let off steam about it. (more…)

Selling Salvation Is Big Business

February 7, 2010

I have been looking through the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) accounts on the Charity Commission website. Most interesting they are too. Anyone who wants to check my working or find out more, go to the website and enter 1043985 (the UCKG HelpCentre’s registration number) in the search function. (more…)

The ‘Health Ranger’ on Radiation Therapy

February 1, 2010

[BPSDB]You can always rely on the self-appointed ‘Health Ranger’ for an understated opinion on conventional medicine. In his latest newsletter he says:-

Looking for a way to fry your brain and cause memory problems and impaired cognitive function? Just submit to radiation therapy (and kiss your brain good-bye…)

Kind of implies that all radiation therapy will destroy your brain does it not? Reality turns out to be a bit different. (more…)


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