Category Archives: Alternative medicine

The Voodoo of Vaccination

Doctor Ben Goldacre, he of the withering cynicism against homeopathy and other alternative medicines, he with the cognitive dissonance about Big Pharm (Hates them but loves their products!), he who worships Edward Jenner as the patron saint of the Church … Continue reading

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Originally posted on greencentre:
What is “Evidence based” information? And why start talking of it now? OK, there’s a double puzzle. Up until fairly recently (say, up until the start of the 21st century) this was not a phrase that…

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One Flu over the Cockoo’s Nest

OK, OK, let’s just suspend reality for a while. Let’s spend a few minutes basking in the insane, frantic bedlam that is projected upon us by our news media. Well, no, I won’t force you. You may have far better … Continue reading

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Sieving Acres of Gold?

I recently found the weight of research articles published in praise of flu jabs, resultant from controlled, double blind trials, quite hard to respond to. Yes, I knew that there was bias derived from the Big Pharm sponsor of the … Continue reading

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“Wheat Belly” brings me Full Circle – and the Missing Puzzle Piece

Early in my previous posting I suggested I’d return to my childhood interest in diet, to explain whence it came and, indeed, show where it has taken and is taking me. I guess that time has now come – so … Continue reading

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Just because.

There can be the long, reactive, fully editorialsied version. But first there is the neat, pure version posted, of what was. Just because: 1. “I fail to see how you can ‘cure’ disorders such as depression by rubbing two sticks … Continue reading

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