Update – JCU closes healing touch clinic
Controversial clinic on University grounds now looking for a new home.
Healing touch clinic “not ours” says university
James Cook University caught up in pseudoscience on campus, including a course advertised on its website.
Vic Skeptics reveal dangerous products on sale at Melbourne hospital
Homeopathic baby teething tablets and gel may contain belladonna
Burzynski fined by Texas Medical Board
Notorious doctor offered unproven and ineffective cancer treatment
Chiropractor found guilty of making false claims of curing cancer
But hundreds more need to be dealt with say Skeptic campaigners
NICM offers alternative facts about alternative medicine
Bent Spoon nominee defends TCM claims, despite contradictions from WHO
TGA to publish lab test details on medical products – but is it enough?
TGA to publish new information on lab tests of medical products, including the significance of non-complying results.
Chiro group distances itself from anti-vaxxers
The Chiropractors Association of Australia demands AVsN removes online link and stresses it supports vaccination
Researchers warn of dire effects of herbal remedies
Australian research highlights that ‘natural’ remedies may contain toxins, heavy metals, and illegal ingredients with often unknown impacts on users.
Wide condemnation of pro-acupuncture research paper on infant colic
Research by Swedish academics showed a positive response from infants with colic to acupuncture. But criticism has been severe and damning.