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The Power of Suggestion Can Play a Role in Aromatherapy

31 May 2019

Shira Cohen is studying Nutrition at the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill University, specializing in Global Nutrition. 

There is Evidence for Massage as a Medical Treatment

26 Sep 2017

A 2004 paper reviewed the research on massage therapy available at the time and found some interesting things. After one massage session, massage clients show reduced heart rates, blood pressures,...

Cancer Charlatans

20 Mar 2017

What makes people defend the indefensible? A prime example of this conundrum is the case of Antonella Carpenter, a 71 year old “alternative practitioner” who was convicted of conducting a...

Colourful conman

20 Mar 2017

Let me tell you about Dinshah P. Ghadiali and his Spectro-Chrome.  Dinshah, as he like to be called, was born in India in 1873 and at least by his own account was a remarkable man.  He began school...

The Hippocrates Health Institute Dispenses Unhealthy Advice

20 Mar 2017

Do parents have a right to make a decision about how a minor’s cancer is to be treated? Or not treated? This is not just a hypothetical question, it is a very current one. Acute lymphoblastic...

Strange Treatments

20 Mar 2017

Today we have a pretty good grasp of what causes illness. We know about infections, carcinogens, pollution, genetics, anatomical abnormalities and the consequences of a poor diet. We also have...

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

20 Mar 2017

"You should have your head examined!" We've all heard that expression at some time after expressing some thought that was perceived as being ridiculous. Of course this is not meant to be taken...

What are Bioidentical Hormones?

20 Mar 2017

Who would you think knows more about menopausal symptoms and their treatment: an actress of very questionable scientific pedigree, or a Professor of medicine who has carried out and published a...

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