Article Archive for July 2006

Helios homeopathic kit debunked
By DC's IMPROBABLE SCIENCE
Posted in on 28 July 2006
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The Independent recommended the Helios Homeopathy Travel kit as one of its Ten Best. They made amends by publishing a letter pointing out that the pills contained nothing whatsoever.

Psychiatrist arrested for corrupt drug promotion
By DC's IMPROBABLE SCIENCE
Posted in on 22 July 2006
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Dr Gleason, a Maryland psychiatrist was led away in handcuffs after taking $100 000 from a drug company. His activities in promoting ‘off-label’ uses for their drug are, of course, entirely unrelated to the money he received.

Institute of Science in Society
By DC's IMPROBABLE SCIENCE
Posted in on 19 July 2006
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The Institute of Science in Society purports to be about promoting a socially responsible approach to science. It combines some reasonable stuff about global warming with a lot of utter rubbish about homeopathy (mainly written by the Institute’s director, Dr Mae-Wan Ho.

Evil advice from homeopaths about malaria prevention
By DC's IMPROBABLE SCIENCE
Posted in on 13 July 2006
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The Newsnight TV programme did an undercover investigation. Ten out of ten homeopaths, including two big companies Nelsons and Helios, told patients that malaria could be prevented by homeopathic pills alone. So much for the idea that homeopathy is harmless. .

Lewith’s private clinic has curious standards
By DC's IMPROBABLE SCIENCE
Posted in on 5 July 2006
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George Lewith, who is an advocate of CAM research, appears to have rather different standards in his private clinic.