Archive for the ‘Quackometer’ Category

Deflecting Criticism 1 – Legal Threats

November 28, 2011

So you’ve got some sweet deal going – might be alternative medicine, might be hi-fi tweaks. Whatever it is, some twat of a journalist or blogger is pointing out holes in your scientific arguments and suggesting that your product is not as good as you say. This could be a threat to your income stream. What do you do? (more…)

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“Homeopathic Practitioners”

June 5, 2009

[BPSDB]More of Louise Mclean’s ‘Facts’ about Homeopathy , this time on homeopathic practitioners. (more…)

Joseph Chikelue Obi is Feeling the Heat

February 21, 2008

It is beginning to look like Joseph Chikelue Obi’s attempts to silence criticism of his quackery has been a spectacular own-goal. (more…)

Netcetera Cave In

February 18, 2008

Like Bold Sir Robin in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, web hosts Netcetera have bravely turned their tails and fled. On 23 January I described how a ludicrous quack, the self-styled “Professor Doctor” Joseph Chikelue Obi attempted to silence legitimate criticism of him on Quackometer. (more…)

More on the Society of Homeopaths versus Dr Lewis

October 23, 2007

It would appear that Ben Goldacre’s criticisms of the Society of Homeopaths (read them at www.badscience.net/?p=553#more-553 ) have stung, judging by the letter they have sent to The Guardian. (read it at http://www.homeopathy-soh.org/whats-new/press-releases.aspx ).

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