Posts Tagged ‘SoH’

Why I Oppose Homeopathy

December 19, 2007

Homeopaths, particularly the non-medically qualified such as Sue Young, claim that their opponents either do not understand homeopathy or are in the pay of Big Pharma. (more…)

The Society of Homeopaths Investigates!!

November 7, 2007

I was thinking of blogging about something other than homeopathy and the SoH but yesterday (6 November) I finally received a reply to my complaint about Sue Young, so I thought I’d share it with you. I’ll type it in green with my comments in the usual black for contrast. (more…)

How the SoH Spun the SAS Malaria Sting

October 26, 2007

While fact-checking for my last post I reread the Society of Homeopath’s press release which they issued following the Newsnight/Sense About Science malaria sting. Since they cite this in their letter to the Guardian as evidence of how seriously they took the revelations about homeopaths giving potentially lethal advice on avoiding malaria, I thought I’d reproduce it in full with my comments. (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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The Society of Homeopaths – A Pretence of Professionalism

October 17, 2007

Homeopaths are constantly trying to make out that they are a proper profession. They even have a professional body – The Society of Homeopaths (SoH) – which claims to regulate their activities. Last year, Sense about Science caught out a number of their members selling homoeopathic malarial prophylactics. One explained that it would “fill up the malaria shaped hole in your energy”! At the time the SoH pretty much refused to admit there was a problem.

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