Anger In Debating Of Health Issues

August 7, 2009 at 9:14 pm (Miscellaneous, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

There seems to be something about health that can make some people discussing issues relating to it become rather angry. There is a new example of this in the case of Dr Alan Dangour. The scientist who conducted research concluding that organic food is no healthier than conventional produce “told The Independent that hundreds of people had contacted him since his work was published, with many accusing him of dishonesty and incompetence in emails peppered with swear words”. Read the rest of this entry »


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Big Pharma – Pill Pushers

January 4, 2008 at 3:55 pm (Alternative Medicine, Big Pharma, Homeopathic Remedies, Homeopathy, Supplements) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Thanks to the magic of, I learnt from David Colquhoun’s blog that Marc-André Gagnon and Joel Lexchin have (through The Public Library of Science) published a paper1 on the ‘Pharmaceutical Promotion Expenditures in the United States’. The page is here and the PDF is here. Read the rest of this entry »

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