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The Pie Man Cometh!

Welcome to my new column The Pie Man Strikes Again! Now what has a Pie Man got to do with medicine? What has a Pie Man got to do with the holy grail of evidence-based medicine? Allow me to explain... There are some doctors around today so eminent that I've dubbed them Physicians of the [...]

By | 2009-03-18T15:53:56+00:00 March 18th, 2009|The Pie Man Strikes!|0 Comments

Homeopathy, Cost-effectiveness and the NHS

2008 was perhaps the Year of The Disciples of Scientism. Journalists such as Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre laid into homeopathy and complimentary medicine with savage enthusiasm. Doctors such as David Colquhoun and Edzard Ernst were often quoted in the media and held up as exemplars of our 'evidence-based society'. I made the point that [...]

By | 2009-03-10T00:11:42+00:00 March 10th, 2009|Homeopathy|0 Comments