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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+00:00March 18th, 2009|The Pie Man Strikes!|Comments Off on The Pie Man Cometh!

Alternative Therapies: Meditation

Last night Kathy Sykes explored the ‘alternative therapy’ meditation. Just to categorise this ancient psychological and physiological techniqe as ‘alternative’ seem somewhat ridiculous to me. Still, Kathy Sykes, somewhat straitjacketed by her self-applied label as 'scientist' admitted that regularly sitting quietly and doing nothing except observe her breathing benefited her whole day including her capacity [...]

By |2008-04-01T11:23:00+01:00April 1st, 2008|Health|Comments Off on Alternative Therapies: Meditation