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Amazon UK seller breaches Cancer act (1939)

Homeopathic products are being advertised and sold through the Amazon marketplace that are in breach of the UK Cancer act (1939). Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Homeopathy in the Dock

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted Federal Court proceedings against a repeat offender over allegedly misleading claims on a homeopathy website. Continue reading

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Dana Ullman spreads anti-vaccination propoganda

Skeptics of homeopathy will be well aware of Dana Ullman a vociferous supporter of homeopathy and prolific writer of books and articles in support of the notion that homeopathy is an efficacious system of medicine as opposed to outdated and disproved nonsense. However even some skeptics of homeopathy were surprised by a recent tweet from @homeopathicdana promoting anti-vaccination conpiracy theories. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Homeopaths claim NHS Lothian consultation flawed

In a remarkably ironic twist to the NHS Lothians recent consultation on homeopathy Cristal Sumner, chief executive of the British Homeopathic Association has claimed the consultation had been “fundamentally flawed”. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: NHS homeopathy consultation – the results are in!

Yesterday NHS Lothian published an initial report on the findings of it’s homeopathy consultation. We approached Edinburgh Skeptics for their views on this initial report. Continue reading

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What ARE we frightened of David?

David Tredinnick recently gave an interview to Research Fortnight Today in which he sets out his support for alternative and complementary medicine and his intent to lobby for them on the Science and Technology committee at Westminster.

He also suggested that the attacks he receives for supporting nonsense are not because he is supporting nonsense but because scientists with “vested interests” are afraid of what he has to say. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Prince's charity lobbied government to water down homeopathy criticism

Princes Charles Foundation for Integrated Medicine persuaded officials to neuter advice about homeopathy on the NHS Choices patient website Continue reading

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