Posted inHealth, Pseudoscience

End of NHS Homeopathy Prescriptions in England

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is great news and long overdue. From the Humanists UK: In reaction to the news that the board of NHS England has voted to defund homeopathy prescriptions, and recommended that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt blacklist homeopathy from being provided on the NHS at all, Humanists UK Director of Public Affairs and Policy Richy Thompson said: […]

Posted inHealth, Pseudoscience, Science

Debating Homeopathy, and Water Not Remembering Urine and Faeces and Disease

Reading Time: < 1 minute There appears to be a bit of a debate gearing up over at this thread on homeopathy and its effectiveness. Check it out and get involved, in the name of evidence-based rationality. All I can say is that pro-homeopathic people tend to have rather interesting special pleading for the ability of water. Apparently you can […]

Posted inPseudoscience, Science

Homeopaths Totally Baffled By Cordial

Reading Time: < 1 minute A spokesperson for Australian Homeopathic Association has released a statement today conceding that they are “baffled” by the concept of cordial.

Homeopathy, an alternative medicine practice dating back to the 18th century, operates under the principle that water holds “memory” and that a substance will increase in efficacy as it is diluted in solution.

Posted inComedy

Genius! The humour of skepticism

Reading Time: < 1 minute I went to see local fellow skeptic at Portsmouth Skeptics in the Pub the other night. Crispian Jago has a great blog called Reason Stick and is fairly famous for some of the images that he has created, some of which I have tweeted and blogged. Here are a few below:

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