Monthly Archives: August 2009

Something for sceptics to get their teeth into.

August 13, 2009
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September 1, 2009, New York Times. Does Ibuprofen Help or Hurt During Exercise? By Gretchen Reynolds Several years ago, David Nieman set out to study racers at the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile test of human stamina held annually in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. The race directors had asked Nieman, a...

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Jack of Kent is being naive if he thinks the General Chiropractic Council will tell him what he wants, under The Freedom of Information Act.

August 12, 2009
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Jack of Kent is being naive if he thinks the General Chiropractic Council will tell him what he wants, under The Freedom of Information Act.

Jack of Kent has sent in a Freedom of Information request to the General chiropractic council to establish what communication has taken place between the GCC and the BCA in relation to the questions raised in the BCAs Happ y Families Leaflet. Jack needs to watch The Wire to understand how the political process...

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Business as usual; declares General Chiropractic Council chairman Peter Dixon as he rearranges the deckchairs.

August 2, 2009
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Business as usual; declares General Chiropractic Council chairman Peter Dixon as he rearranges the deckchairs.

  Surely in most companies if a “serious” complaint had been made about the chairman of a company he would step down pending the completion of the investigation. The chairman would most definitely not be saying “we will investigate every complaint” Many complaints have been made about GCC management and to my knowledge nobody...

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Medical Papers by Ghostwriters Pushed Therapy (What a surprise)

August 1, 2009
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Medical Papers by Ghostwriters Pushed Therapy (What a surprise)

Technorati Tags: evidence based medicine,Ghost writers,New York Times. evidence based medicine,Ghost writers,New York Times. By NATASHA SINGER Ney York Times Published: August 4, 2009 Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26 scientific papers backing the use of hormone replacement therapy in women,...

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The Government should be promoting health, not pushing medicines.

August 1, 2009
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The Government should be promoting health, not pushing medicines.

This article by Professsor Hugh Pennington in todays Guardian, begs the question, if all chiropractors did was get people off unnecessary medication they would do wonders for their immune system and their health. Technorati Tags: swine flu. The guardian.,health promotion,immunity   Side effects of the race to beat swine flu The big worry is...

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