The Swiss Government has produced an official report remarkably in favour of CAM and homeopathic medicine
According to the BMJ's Clinical Evidence, the proportion of medical interventions that are evidence-based has fallen from 13% to 11% while those of 'Unknown Benefit' have increased from 4
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.
Today is a red letter for NHS homeopathy, democracy and liberty in the UK. At 10.00 am this morning the MPs of the Science and Technology Committee will issue their report on their view of the provision of homeopathy on the NHS. Much was said at the hearings of the committee in December but the [...]
The third person to be visited by The Pieman can come as no surprise to anyone. It is fellow doctor, story Prof. David Colquhoun, a man who won’t mind me saying has devoted huge amounts of time and effort to attempt to debunk various forms of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). His website, is as [...]
DEBATE AT GUY’S HOSPITAL Tues 29/4/09 Motion: ‘This house believes that complementary and alternative therapies do more harm than good.’ Before the debate After the debate FOR: 27 36 AGAINST: 116 109 ABSTENTIONS: 18 11 The debate was […]
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 [...]