Tag Archives: reflexology

Skeptic News: Banned reflexologists insist Govt actions illegal

Practitioners of reflexology whose activities were banned in March last year, have insisted that Government’s actions were illegal. Continue reading

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Skeptical Dad: Alternative medicine in parenting

CAM seems particularly rife in pregnancy and childbirth the Skeptical Dad casts his eye over CAM for kids Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Reflexology improves heart efficiency

Is reflexology clinically effective? Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Reflexology and immoral behaviour?

In Sri Damansara, a major town in Malaysia, six women from two reflexology centres have been detained for “immoral behaviour”. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Reflexology front for traffickers

A stern warning has been given to reflexology centres that their licence will be terminated if they are caught offering sexual services. Continue reading

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Reflex Reaction

The Scotsman, carrying on that fine tradition in health and lifestyle journalism, have published an uncritical and anecdotal article on reflexology: which amounts to not much more than an advert.

Shame on you Scotsman. Continue reading

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Eastern Promise?

There is a common argument advanced in favour of “woo”: that science doesn’t know everything and we shouldn’t put “blind faith” in our “Westernised, mechanistic science”, equating this with a kind of imperialistic stance against ancient knowledge (often imbued with “Eastern mysticism”).

However, this ignores the very real contribution that the “Far East” made to the foundations of science. Continue reading

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