Archive for the ‘homeopathy’ Category

A Sixth Year of Steam

December 31, 2013

This will be a somewhat shorter than usual post as I’ve not blogged since May so there’s not so much on which to report.

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Homeopathic PANDAS Trial

May 14, 2013

The homeopath Alan Freestone is proposing a trial to develop a homeopathic treatment for PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Diagnosis Associated with Streptococcal Infections). Regular readers of this blog will be aware of my opinion of homeopathy but we might all learn something from a properly conducted trial. Properly conducted. Aye, there’s the rub. (more…)

Fallacious Conflation of Homeopathy and Herbalism

July 15, 2012

The British Homeopathic Association has turned to celebrity endorsement of their sugar pills. Presumably as a distraction from the lack of any real evidence that they work. (more…)

Is Medicine A Religion?

March 8, 2011

[BPSDB] In a Natural News article Larry Malerba DO, DHt argues that conventional doctors are guilty of scientism and are practitioners of a system of religious belief. Let us examine the claims. (more…)

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…)

Mike Adams versus the Sceptics

January 26, 2010

[BPSDB]Mike Adams, the self-styled ‘Health Ranger’, has decided to debunk scepticism here. He claims that the views he describes have been pulled from sceptic websites but he gives no links. (more…)

A Second Year of Steam

January 17, 2010

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Having completed a second full year of blogging, I thought I’d do as I did in 2008 and post an overview of the year. It’s a bit late as I’ve just returned from South Africa and most of the time was a fair distance from an internet connection. Enough excuses. (more…)

Louise Mclean Interviews Dana Ullman

July 20, 2009

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I recently found this, Lousie Mclean’s interview with Dana Ullman. (more…)

“In Defense of Homeopathy”

July 6, 2009

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One of the automatic links generated by WordPress for a previous blogpost led to this, which turned out to be a cut-and-paste job of Jeanette Winterson’s article “In Defense of Homeopathy” from the 13 November 2007 edition of The Guardian. (more…)

Homeopathy Awareness Week

June 22, 2009

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I gather that last week was “Homeopathy Awareness Week“. Doesn’t seem to have made much of an impact which is a shame because people really need to be informed about homeopathy and be aware of what it actually is. (more…)


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