Musings of a phenomenologist

Science, psychiatry and random musings

Archive for January, 2009

It’s just a little prick

Posted by soveda on January 28, 2009

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But does it do any good?

I’m referring to acupuncture which is being puffed, sorry reported on, by the BBC again today in this article.

Confusion you say, now what confusion would that be I wonder? Nothing to do with the media portrayal of previous studies surely. Read the rest of this entry »

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MMR again

Posted by soveda on January 23, 2009

So the Lancet have published another paper on MMR, and this time it’s not Wakefield, well sort of. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s all in the mind surely?

Posted by soveda on January 5, 2009

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I was navel gazing and having a look at which of my rants was the most read, it seems that it was the one on electrosensitivity. So lets have a talk about medically unexplained symptoms shall we? Read the rest of this entry »

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