What Is Homeopathy? A Quick Explainer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of people use homeopathy around the world, despite it being advised against by various medical and science bodies. Most recently, the Europea...

Getting My Fix - Me And My Anxiety

Sarah Powell | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Powell

If you feel scared for no reason or there's a voice that's telling you you're rubbish and everyone else is fine or better, I want to tell you, it's just not true. You're a brilliant, good person and you don't have to live with feeling crap.

Jeremy Hunt's Seven-Day Homeopathic NHS: Just The Tincture?

Nima Ghadiri | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Politics
Nima Ghadiri

When the practical and economic feasibility of a routine 7-day NHS has been roundly debunked by senior doctors, service providers and analyists, it is only natural to ask how this is going to happen. Maybe, we ought to be thinking a little more naturally ourselves, and prepare for our complementary secretary of state for health to give us a very complementary 7-day routine NHS.

Gimme Some Sugar: The People Want Homeopathy, But That Doesn't Mean They Should Get It

Sarah Mehta | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Mehta

The UK has a world class education system and a world class National Health Service, but both of these are being undermined when policy makers continue to pollute minds with the idea that unfounded treatments, which fly in the face of scientific evidence, can find a space in our NHS.

Two Ministers to Replace 'Two Brains'

Imran Khan | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Politics
Imran Khan

Greg Clark takes over Willetts' old brief, and George Freeman will be the UK's first 'Minister for Life Sciences'. What does life hold in store for them, and for the science sector they'll be responsible for? David Willetts - for all the protests that dogged him over Higher Education reforms - was an almost universally-liked figure amongst the UK science community.

New Science Minister 'Supports Homeopathy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech

David Cameron's new minister of state for science has drawn criticism online for his past support of the widely-discredited pseudo science of homeopat...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week Maria Miller finally resigned - and was replaced by Sajid Javid (and Nicky Morgan). The week that Kate, William and George went Down U...

Homeopathy, Bebop and Other 'Revelations'

Tony Lobl | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Noting a case in which she administered tiny doses of a solution containing "common table-salt" in which there wasn't "a single saline property left", she reportedly cured a patient who had been "sinking in the last stage of typhoid fever".

Does Alternative Health Need to Step Up?

Laura Knowles | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Alternative health, including therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and kinesiology has often been considered flaky and new age, sitting on the fringes of society. So when I made the decision to jack in my well-paid marketing job to do some strange unknown therapy called Kinesiology, my family were a little bemused.

'Prince Charles And The Homeopathy Pill' - The Next Harry Potter Instalment?

Gemma Hurley | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Gemma Hurley

Do you ever feel when Prince Charles's name comes up, that you must be going slightly mad?

Homeopathy - Most of Us Are Ignorant and It Certainly Isn't Bliss

Michelle Beckett | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Beckett

Although I remain sceptical about some herbal treatments, some have been scientifically proven to have bio-active properties and effects on the human body in double blind trials. St. John's Wort, to give one example. Aspirin was originally from willow bark, wasn't it?

The Changing Patient of the Future - From Passive Recipient to Active Participant

Tony Lobl | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

What role, if any, should the NHS have in funding mind-body medicine and alternative medicines like homeopathy? It is a legitimate subject for debate, and one that Jeremy Hunt inherits in his new in-tray.

Homeopathic Clothing: Because Making Stuff Up is Easier Than Science

Alistair Coleman | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Let me take you back to the year 1988. Thatcher was still in Number Ten, Kylie's 'I Should Be So Luck'" had just been knocked off the Number One spot, and Reading Football Club were officially the 43rd best team in England. On a good day, with a following wind. I remember standing on the terraces at Elm Park during a dour 1-0 victory, singing "You must have come in a taxi" to the visiting Shrewsbury Town fans, who - it transpired - had come in a taxi.

Hunt 'Anti-Abortion And Stem Cell Research'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt, the new Health Secretary, has come under fire for voting to reduce the abortion time limit and signing a letter in support of homeopathy....

Filmeopathy: The New Miracle Cure

Will Porter | Posted 22.10.2012 | Home
Will Porter

What's your favourite home remedy? I know some people swear by chicken soup, others a hot water bottle, when I'm ill I prefer copious amounts of tea and a DVD.

Bogus Doctor Diagnosed Women With Cancer So He Could Molest Them

PA | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

A depraved pensioner who peddled alternative medicine and offered treatment as a cover to molest women was jailed for eight years today. Quack medi...

Should Homeopathy Be Banned?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

NHS funded homeopathic treatments have been slammed by a leading researcher who claims they are “biologically implausible” and should be banned. ...