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Naturally Trained, Medical Pains

20 Mar 2017

The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors has produced several television ads featuring Naturopathic doctors sporting white lab coats and stethoscopes highlighting their apparent medical...

If it quacks...

20 Mar 2017

If it quacks …well it can’t quack anymore because its liver was removed by a homeopathic “remedy” producer. And that duck liver is enough to provide the world with “Oscillococcinum” for years....

Homeopathic Mosquito Repellant-Concentrated Bunk

20 Mar 2017

In the view of the vast majority of scientists, and certainly mine, any claim that homeopathic preparations have an effect beyond placebo is pure bunk. Homeopathic solutions are diluted to an...

Why Yet Another Study of Homeopathy?

20 Mar 2017

This post needs a bit of a background. A few weeks ago we noted that the Dean of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto was organizing a trial on using homeopathic preparations for the treatment of...

Homeopathy Bugs Me, But Not The Bugs

20 Mar 2017

“It’s natural medicine.” “Herbal remedies.” “It’s like…acupuncture.” “No chemicals.” “Energy healing.” “Yogurt.” Such were the common responses when we asked random people, including physicians,...

Homeopathy and the Flu

20 Mar 2017

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....

What is Arnica?

20 Mar 2017

Various preparations of this daisy-like plant have been used for centuries to soothe aching muscles and help heal bruises, sprains and wounds. It seems that Europeans and Native Americans...

Joint Ease Plus

20 Mar 2017

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...

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

20 Mar 2017

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...

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