Top 5 truly Weird Homeopathic remedy categories

With a hint that it was like this from Michael Marshall at QED last April, I ambled on over to Freemans Homeopathic online Pharmacy to see what we have on offer when it comes to Homeopathic remedies. If indeed you expect to discover a few strange things, then you will not at all be surprised to discover … Read more

Befuddling and blinding with meaningless gibberish

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 does not understand a word … Read more

Liverpool NHS to review £30k homeopathy bill

The Liverpool Echo reports the following bit of good news … Liverpool health bosses are spending £30,000 a year of taxpayers’ money on treatment the NHS admits does not work. The Good Thinking Society, a pro-science charity, threatened the Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) with legal action over its funding for homeopathy. The organisation has … Read more

Should the UK’s NHS fund homeopathy? #BBCTBQ

Today’s BBC Big Questions has three – ‘Are the rich paying their fair share?’, ‘Should the NHS fund homeopathy?’ and ‘Are women taking over religion?’ Oh this is easy … “No”, “No”, and “Nobody cares (except a few religious folks)”, ah but getting there will be fun, because as I start to write this prior … Read more

Homeopathy – the “cure” that contains no active ingredients

The rather amusing news is that Terra-Medica, a producer Homeopathy remedies has had to recalls more than 50 lots across its range because they potentially contained an active ingredient that just might do something – penicillin. The UK’s Independent reports … A company making homeopathic remedies in the US has had to recall more than 50 different … Read more

Interview with James Randi : “Homeopathy: trickery or treatment?” Yesterday 22nd Feb

In the context of the question Homeopathy: trickery or treatment? – you know the right answer, or at least I do hope that you do, and so what is of more interest to us here is that Jonathan McCrea speaks to the world’s most famous skeptic, James Randi who is now 85, on his Irish NewsTalk radio … Read more