Alcoholism isn’t a Drug Addiction or is it?

05 Nov 2010|

A provocative look at alcohol, alcoholism and Prof. David Nutt's recent statement about alcohol being more dangerous to society than heroin or crack cocaine.

The Lost Art of Medicine?

23 Oct 2010|

Doctors apparently are neglecting to examine their patients in favour of ordering tests. This is a tragedy for medicine and must be remedied as Dr. Abraham Verghes points out in an article in the New York Times Ed and Liz continue their conversation. Episode 2.

Homeopathy, Science, Scientism and Democracy

15 Oct 2010|

The attack on NHS homeopathy in this author's opinion is an assault on liberty and democracy. I have made a small cartoon in order to make this point, illustrating the difference between science and scientism. The main point is that while medicine does need to be informed by science, it does not need to be fulfil the personal needs and beliefs of scientists.

On Science and Scientism (Vodcast: Evidence based Medicine)

21 Apr 2010|

A brief and provocative chat about medicine, homepathy, science and scientism.

Vodcast: What exactly is Homeopathy?

09 Apr 2010|

This Sunday at 10am I’ll be giving a lecture called Defending Homeopathy in the 21st Century for the Homeopathic Medical Association. There is no doubt that homeopathy needs defending in the UK at the moment as the attacks on it, while lacking innovation, have been relentless and vicious with little [...]

Vodcast: Homeopathy Defended

07 Mar 2010|

This Vodcast is unedited because I consider edited vodcasts to be slightly less than authentic. See "Why that parliamentary report was disingenuous" for related content.