Edzard Ernst


As we all know, skeptics are completely and utterly infallible and never ever make any mistakes. Every single utterance articulated by every single skeptic is “truth” and must never be questioned … right? (If the above just tripped your “twat” alarm, then well done, it is in full working order). […]

Do skeptics get things wrong about …. homeopathy?


You might perhaps have never heard about the John Maddox Prize, and so you might be inclined to think … “The What?”. This however is special. First, lets run over the background to it all. Sense about science is a British charity that promotes the public understanding of science, and they, amongst others, […]

The John Maddox Prize – given for taking a bold scientific stance


Edzard Ernst, has pointed out a rather “interesting” paper that has been written by a German child/adolescent psychiatrist and homeopathic physician, Michael Hartmann. Prof Ernst points it out, not because he thinks it is good, but because despite having a string of letters after his name (MD, PhD, FMedSci, FSB, FRCP, FRCPEd), he […]

Befuddling and blinding with meaningless gibberish