Scientific literacy low priority for CAM practitioners
Report says alt med practitioners need financial skills and the ability to sell ideas and products more than actually knowing something about science.
Update – the missing homeopathy submission
Growing international activism re homeopathy ‘submission’ against NHRMC report, but questions about its existence still exist in Australia.
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.
Government responds to medicine review
Pathways opened up for reform of complementary medicine regulation
UK Government committee recommends public funds pulled from homeopathy
Report concludes UK National Health Service should cease funding homeopathy Recommend no further clinical trials of homeopathy. Evidence shows homeopathy doesn’t work. Explanations for why homeopathy works are “scientifically implausible.” Committee views homeopathy as placebo. In a stunning move announced this evening Australian time, members of parliament in the UK…