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    What Effect Would Leaving the EU Have on Alternative Medicine in the UK?

    Now, I expect you have already made your mind up and I do not have any expectation that issues around quackery will sway your vote on the EU. However, I thought it would be interesting to look at what consequences might unfold if the UK were to leave the EU for alternative medicines. What would happen to the prevalence, regulation and availability of CAM? What would it mean for the training and registration of practitioners? How much does the EU influence what we see on the High Street, how consumers are protected and how public money is spent on such [read more...]
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Neal’s Yard Ethical Bullshit Remedy

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Neal’s Yard Remedies has announced that it is withdrawing is Malaria Officinalis 30C homeopathic remedy from sale. This is the absolute minimum it could have done given that its Exeter Branch was recently caught out by the BBC South West programme Inside Out selling this remedy as protection against malaria. [read more...]
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The Futility of Finding Physical Explanations for Homeopathy

by Andy Lewis in featured 51

From the very first decades of homeopathy’s existence in the early 19th Century, mainstream scientists have dismissed its claims for one simple reason: the extremely dilute nature of the remedies. As Oliver Wendell Holmes remarked in 1842 “So much ridicule has been thrown upon the pretended powers of the minute [read more...]

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