Alternative Medicine

Dying to believe: how Gerson therapy claims jeopardise cancer patients

Michael Marshall reports from a "cancer cure" seminar where patients were explicitly told to give up their chemotherapy in favour of disproven treatments.

Diluting Homeopathy, even further: the campaign to end NHS homeopathy

The NHS has been funding homeopathy for years, but a campaign by the Good Thinking Society has been slowly pushing that back

Homeopathy & Witchcraft

“Homeopathy is witchcraft” said Dr Tom Dolphin, deputy chairman of the BMA’s junior doctors committee at their annual conference in May. It seems the...

A Quorum of Quacks

For those of you who have never been festooned with so may needles that you looked like a archery target in fairyland, or else...

The Changing Face of Anti-Vax

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was a very well-travelled eighteenth century aristocrat whose husband was appointed ambassador to Istanbul. Fortunately for us, she was also...

The Nightingale Collaboration

Alan Henness outlines a recent initiative designed to help sceptics challenge unfounded medical claims.

BCA drops case against Singh.

I'll keep this brief to avoid repeating the sources which have already published the news: the British Chiropractic Association today dropped its case against...

Sceptical suicide attempt, nationwide: Updated

At 10:23am on Saturday 30th January, over 300 individuals from branches of Skeptics in the Pub will simultaneously consume an overdose of commercially available homeopathic...

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