Homeopathy was invented by Samuel Christian Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German physician who had become dissatisfied with the medicine of his day. Hahnemann lived in a time before the rudiments of modern medicine had been developed, before the germ theory of infectious disease, before the first antibiotic, before systematic testing of drugs for safety and efficacy, before surgical procedures were performed with anesthesia or sterile technique. 1,229 more words
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The June Giveaway is here!
It’s that time of year when many of us are planning a holiday. Our health is as important on holiday as it is at any time, if not more so, as we are taking time away from our everyday life and trying to relax and enjoy ourselves! 158 more words
I have seen a lot of uneducated people here on the internet promoting dangerous woo that has the potential of doing real harm. Everything from suggesting that cancer sufferers should try Ozone therapy, to promoting the idea that HIV can’t be transmitted through heterosexual sex. 83 more words
This quick update is more about the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman (PHSO) than about the Charity Commission, which is currently silent as usual. When I phoned the PHSO on 11th May I was told that a letter had been sent on 30th April. 487 more words