Posts Tagged ‘ Simon Singh ’

How a few motivated "Geeks" defeated an apathetic profession

April 22, 2010
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How a few motivated "Geeks" defeated an apathetic profession

Having created this mess by not consulting the profession BCA leaders will put their head in the sand hoping the problem will go away. I suspect this is just the beginning rather than the end. Reading articles like Nick Cohen’s one can only feel embarrassed calling oneself a chiropractor Now charlatans will know to...

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If your infant has Colic why not try spinal care? ( dare I say chiropractic)

April 20, 2010
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I read chiropractic sceptics Simon Sing and Andy Lewis have recently become parents. Simon anounced the birth by stating on Twitter,  that  if the baby had colic he would not be going to a chiropractor, I am interested to know what sceptics have done or would do faced with this situation and their book...

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Last summer BCA president Tony Metcalfe tried to calm members concerns about Simon Singh by telling them“How many of your patients are aware of what is going on”

April 19, 2010
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Last summer BCA president Tony Metcalfe tried to calm members concerns about Simon Singh by telling them“How many of your patients are aware of what is going on”

This guy has been president of the World federation of Chiropractic and this comment will always make me laugh. To be honest I did not think the case would be as big as it became, but the BCA people must have been on a different planet. In the June BCA members Newsletter “In Touch”...

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Simon Singhs Guardian article and my analysis

April 19, 2010
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Simon Singhs Guardian article and my analysis

Last summer Sense about Science asked bloggers around the world to reproduce the article Simon Singh wrote in the Guardian in April 2008 as a show of solidarity with the campaign to keep Libel out of Science. In asking bloggers to publish Simons article minus the “Bogus” comment “Sense about Science” seem to be...

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When will the BCA realise they will not win this argument.

April 19, 2010
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“BCA Chiropractors” expert Richard Brown goes head to head with Professor Edzard Ernst in  the current issue of the BMJ. Is Richard Brown the best the chiropractic profession has to offer or simply the best the BCA council has to offer? The BCA is starting to make professor Ernst seem like an expert on...

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Last June Jack of Kent summarised the BCA’s decision to sue Simon Singh.

April 18, 2010
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My Comment was spot on: Jack of Kent is a member of the Legal profession and has been blogging about the BCA libel case from the start. Simon Singh and Jack of Kent will come out of this with a very high profile, whereas the chiropractic profession has been severely damaged despite the NICE...

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The British Chiropractic Association have perfected the art of putting heads in sand.

April 8, 2010
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The British Chiropractic Association have perfected the art of putting heads in sand.

In July I quoted from the BCA members Newsletter “In Touch” when the President of the BCA Tony Metcalfe reassured members and advises them to keep the Simon Singh issue “in perspective”. He asked “how many of your patients are aware of what is going on? I can tell you that none of my...

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Journalist explains how the BCA has damaged the chiropractic profession, by going after Simon Singh

April 3, 2010
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Amy Jenkins: Set out to gag the press and you might end up choking The Independent April 3 2010 I never had a problem with chiropractors. In fact, I used their services occasionally. If I had a stiff back I’d go along to be “manipulated”. I liked the terrifying and satisfying crunch of bone...

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Tuesdays Telegraph article about Simon Singh case.

February 22, 2010
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Simon Singh: it is too late for me, but libel laws must change for the public good It’s time to stop English law being used by the rich and powerful to stifle honest criticism, says Simon Singh By Simon Singh Published: 8:03PM GMT 22 Feb 2010 On Tuesday morning I will appear at the...

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The BCA should know,you never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.

October 17, 2009
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The BCA should know,you never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.

Technorati Tags: British chiropractic association,simon singh Todays Guardian keeps the pressure on the Chiropractic profession to get new leaders. Chiropractors cause controversy Ben Goldacre The Guardian, Saturday 17 October 2009 For those with the finances to try to silence their critics, this has been a week of spectacular own goals. Trafigura has loudly advertised...

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