Medicine


Carl Sagan’s Thoughts on Abortion

Carl Sagan’s book entitled “Billions and Billions, Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium“, contains a rather interesting chapter on the topic of Abortion. (Chapter 15 to be precise). Side Note: Interestingly enough, Carl himself never once used the phrase “Billion and Billions” in Cosmos. He did […]


US FTC: Homeopathy ‘treatments’ must be labelled to say they do not work

Historically the US FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has tended to turn a bit of blind eye to Homeopathy. That however has just changed … Enforcement Policy Statement on Marketing Claims for OTC Homeopathic Drugs The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is issuing this Policy Statement to provide guidance regarding its enforcement policy […]


Is using alternative medicine to treat cancer beneficial?

When faced with the big C, either personally or perhaps somebody close, we would all be willing to try any and every option available. There is of course mainstream medicine and that would and should be utilised as best we can, that is beyond debate (I hope). However, where personal […]


Do Mobile Phones Cause Cancer?

Once again the concerns regarding the use of mobile phones arise zombie like from the grave and is striking fear into some hearts as it stalks the land. Daily Mail … There is a link between mobile phones and cancer: Radio waves emitted by devices ‘increase the risk of brain and […]


Are GMO’s bad, does low cancer amongst Amish prove that?

Living a rather isolated lifestyle from the rest of us are the Amish community.  They are a religious group generally located in Pennsylvania as a result of an 18th century migration, and numbers at roughly 220,000 individuals. Natural News (yes “that” Natural News) has been using them to assert a claim in the […]


Is Integrative medicine credible or quackery?

A term that you might have come across is “Integrative Medicine”, and if so then you might perhaps be wondering what this actually is. Google it and you find that the Wikipedia article sums it up quite distinctly like this … Integrative medicine, which is also called integrated medicine and integrative health in the United Kingdom,[1] combines alternative […]