homeopathy

If homeopathic teething “remedies” are essentially nothing, how do they have an adverse effect on infants?

The FDA in the U.S has raised alarm about homeopathic teething pills that may have caused seizures in babies and possibly even caused some deaths. But how can homeopathic “remedies” do this, given...

Forget Homeopathic Arsenic for Stress Reduction

During a recent talk on the relation between the body and the mind, I mentioned the newest anxiety-relieving craze, colouring books. Aimed at adults, these feature intricate patterns that provide...

Homeopathy Debate: Follow-up Questions/Answers by Joe Schwarcz & Andre Saine

Published: 14Feb2013

A note from Dr. Joe Schwarcz: After our November 26 debate Andre Saine and I agreed to ask each other questions that would be answered in writing and posted on our websites. Mine were ready a few...

VIDEO: Homeopathy Debate: Mere Placebo or Great Medicine?

Published: 12Dec2012

Dr. Joe Schwracz and Dr. Andre Saine debate, Homeopathy: Mere Placebo or Great Medicine?    Part two of a 2-part debate on Naturopathic Medicine.    

Stopping Pucks and Spreading Myths

I like Carey Price. He’s become the heart of the Montreal Canadiens. Carey is an excellent goaltender with a lot of gumption. But something he doesn’t have is a scientific background. That of...

The Food and Drug Administration Issues Warning About Zicam Nasal Gel and Nasal Swabs

In June the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about some Zicam products based on having received over 130 reports of a decreased sense of smell, often after single use of one of...

Joint Ease Plus

Osteoarthritis is a condition that afflicts large segments of the aging population. There is no cure, but some medications can help control the pain and help improve joint flexibility. The most...

Homeopathy and the Flu

Here is a recipe. Into a liter bottle, pour a mixture of pancreatic juice, glucose and water. Then decapitate a muscovy duck and add 35 grams of its liver and 15 grams of its heart to the mixture....