//October

That debate at UCL

This House would no longer make homeopathic treatment available on the NHS: For: 65 Against: 53 In abstention: 37 The motion was therefore carried. You can see Prof. Colquhoun's comments and hopefully my reply on the UCL debate website. No count (as is done by Intelligence Squared debates) was taken before the debate but clearly [...]

By | 2008-10-31T20:19:29+00:00 October 31st, 2008|Homeopathy|2 Comments

Homeopathy on Trial: the debate and the letter

On Monday night, the 20th October 2008, I will attend a debate at University College London at 7.00 pm. The motion is: 'This House believes homeopathy should not be available on the NHS’ The debate is free and open to all and this is how you get there. Speaking against the motion: Dr Peter Fisher [...]

By | 2008-10-18T20:45:13+00:00 October 18th, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments

The BMJ pie that doth mislead us all

Maybe I should give up talking about how homeopathy has served this country well for nearly 200 years. I thought I presented a convincing expose of the apparent ‘evidence basis’ of orthodox medicine using a pie (chart) published by that well-known supporter of all things alternative, there wacky and charlatan – The British Medical Journal’s [...]

By | 2008-10-12T20:53:13+00:00 October 12th, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments

The BMJ Pie that doth mislead us all

Maybe I should give up talking about how homeopathy has served this country well for nearly 200 years. I thought I presented a convincing expose of the apparent ‘evidence basis’ of orthodox medicine using a pie published by that well-known supporter of all things alternative, see wacky and charlatan – The British Medical Journal’s Handbook [...]

By | 2008-10-12T11:07:00+00:00 October 12th, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments

Lying? Who is lying?

Okay I now withdraw my surrender. I don’t surrender to the ‘logic’ of Ernst and Singh, check the noble bearers of truth and light to an apparently ignorant public who are unable to choose for themselves and need the nanny state to prevent them making stupid choices. I now promise to fight them on the [...]

By | 2008-10-11T15:53:23+00:00 October 11th, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments

Doctors and Scientists in Glass Houses

It seems that my last post has made things just a little less than comfortable for stone throwers living in glass houses. (aka as critics of homeopathy who assume that most of conventional medicine is clearly ‘evidence-based’.) Some are even desperately appealing to colleagues for reinforcement. Unfortunately for them it’s not easy to sell houses [...]

By | 2008-10-01T12:26:00+00:00 October 1st, 2008|Homeopathy|0 Comments