Healthspan and the ASA

February 25, 2011 at 5:29 pm (Nutritionism) (, , )

The ASA this week judged that three complaints about a Healthspan catalogue should not be upheld. Read the rest of this entry »

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You Couldn’t Make It Up: Paper Remedies

February 10, 2011 at 5:19 pm (Homeopathic Remedies, Homeopathy) (, , , , )

Let’s face it, homeopathy is ludicrous… Read the rest of this entry »

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Homeopathy: Extraordinary Claims And Excuses

February 7, 2011 at 7:20 pm (Homeopathy) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Homeopathy makes perhaps the most extraordinary claims of any branch of alternative medicine, yet the extraordinary evidence required for such claims has not been provided. In fact, homeopaths have trouble providing ordinary evidence that their treatments work. What they are quite good at is providing excuses… Read the rest of this entry »

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MHRA Review: Homeopathy

February 4, 2011 at 8:22 pm (Homeopathy) (, , , , , , , )

As Zeno has pointed out, the MHRA are conducting a review of UK medicines legislation. As part of this, the MHRA are looking at aspects of the regulation of homeopathy. Read the rest of this entry »

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