The first case in which Provocative Therapy was used. Frank Farrelly inadvertently discovers Provocative Therapy at Mendota State Institute.
Comedians are suddenly influencing American politics. The power of satire has been officially recognised by the political authorities. Can the medical authorities be far behind? Probably yes.
Followers of this blog are familiar with my position with regard to the relentless attacks on homeopathy by the likes of Prof. Edzard Ernst and others who use evidence based medicine as a club with which to attempt to batter homeopaths into submission. Over and over they repeat that there [...]
Alternative Therapies BBC2 Monday 24/3/2008In an appallingly crafted hour of 'investigation' into whether reflexology works Professor Kathy Sykes interviews various reflexologists, their patients and eminent scientists. This was very bad TV because you could see the bias from the beginning and the conclusion is telescoped well in advance.Of course an [...]
THE HOMEOPATHIC WITCHUNT Attacks on Homeopathy Ever since it inception in 1810, generic homeopathic medicine has endured periods where it has been ridiculed, insulted and generally lambasted. Such periods tend to alternate with times in which it enjoys widespread support. At the moment it is enduring a sustained attack in [...]
More good news for chocoholics The Daily Mirror had some very good news for chocoholics. The popular paper reported on the latest health benefit of chocolate - apparently it's good for coughs! Cocoa, the principle ingredient of chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine which the men in white coats are [...]
Smoking Kills 5 million a year • Is smoking addiction in our genes • Babies love curry • Homeopathic Tip: Babies
Smoking Kills 5 million a year The Journal Tobacco Control reported the results of a survey of smoking related deaths in the year 2000. Smoking accounted for nearly 5 million deaths worldwide that year, with three times as many men as women succumbing to the deadly effects of the most [...]
Tea Too is Good for Your Memory • Tea Too is Good for Your Memory • Obesity in Pets • Tip of the Week: Colds & Flu, continued…
Tea Too is Good for Your MemoryThe Science correspondent of The Times reports that drinking tea regularly can help prevent the distressful memory losing illness, Alzheimer's Disease.According to research carried out by the men in white coats at Newcastle Universities Medicinal Plant Research Centre, tea acts against the certain enzymes [...]
The Diet for Chocoholics? • Dr. Kaplan’s Ultimate Diet • To Stretch or not to Stretch • Tip of the Week: Overdoing exercise
The Diet for Chocoholics?The Daily Express is not a newspaper I usually read but when I saw a front page headline that said: 'The New diet that can end your sugar cravings' I just had to buy an issue.Well it's all about yet another new diet book. This one is [...]