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Royal Honour for Homeopathy

Homeopathic Doctors honoured by Royal Patronage The Faculty of Homeopathy, a global association representing doctors, dentists, pharmacists (and selected regulated health professionals) trained in homeopathy was delighted and honoured to receive the patronage of Prince Charles this week. The future monarch, a member of a family that has used and supported homeopathy since its inception [...]

By | 2019-08-04T14:03:09+00:00 June 29th, 2019|Current Affairs, Health|1 Comment

Heal, treat or cure: Not a case of ‘either or’.

Film Review: H E A L  Netflix (https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80220013 Netflix are to be commended on making a positive and life-affirming film on the power of the holistic or whole person approach in medicine. In this well-made documentary, luminaries such as Deepak Chopra make an excellent case for the body/mind/spirit, whole person approach in its various forms. [...]

By | 2019-03-16T18:10:44+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Current Affairs, Health|Comments Off on Heal, treat or cure: Not a case of ‘either or’.

Depressed? Blame you ‘Inner Neandertal’…. not

Readers of this blog  know that I am no fan of the word 'depression' but it came up in an amazing story in Science this week. The article is about how we may be inheriting genetic diseases going back  50 000 years to one of our earliest ancestors, Neandertal Man! Depression is listed as one possibly hereditary [...]

By | 2016-02-13T13:11:26+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Health, Life!|Comments Off on Depressed? Blame you ‘Inner Neandertal’…. not

Anti-Depressives: Some rather depressing news

I've never liked the word 'depression'. The Victorians referred more accurately to chronic sadness as 'melancholia'. Psychiatry has struggled for decades to find a chemical solution by which to 'treat the brain' in order to alleviate this awful problem.  Success has been hard to come by and both the psychoanalytic school of thought and the anti-psychiatry [...]

By | 2016-02-04T16:21:44+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Current Affairs, Health, Psychotherapy|Comments Off on Anti-Depressives: Some rather depressing news