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    Chirokinetic therapy Subscription

    21 Sep 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    Have you heard about chirokinetic therapy (CKT) yet? If not, you need to know about this new alternative therapy which is currently being promoted in the UK and elsewhere. Sooner or later, one of your patients is going to ask you about it.

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    Herbal medicine during pregnancy Subscription

    05 Sep 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    As soon as a woman finds out she is expecting, she thinks twice about taking ‘dangerous chemical drugs’. This cautious attitude is, of course, laudable but it also makes pregnant women easy victims for the ‘natural’ supplements industry.

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    Rational debate is productive; irrational debate, not so much Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    Most of my readers are healthcare professionals of some type or another, and as such, we all have a lot in common

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    Acupuncture for whiplash Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    Whiplash injuries are both common and difficult to treat. They frequently become chronic and can cause much suffering and high cost. Given these facts, an effective treatment would be more than welcome.

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    What is Ernst's Law? Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    It was Andy Lewis, a fellow blogger, who first formulated a notion which he called ‘Ernst’s law’.

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    Why is complementary medicine so popular? Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    Anyone who has followed this blog knows that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) remains a hotly debated and divisive subject.

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    How effective is individualised herbalism? Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    If a patient consults an herbalist in the UK or anywhere else he/she will, in all likelihood, not be treated according to the principles of ‘rational herbal medicine’

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    I'm retiring - so critics should watch out Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    But he's not going anywhere...

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    How to CEASE autism Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    Most patients suffering from conditions which we cannot yet treat effectively will be tempted at some stage to consider alternative medicine.

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    Are observations ever more meaningful than clinical trials? Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Edzard Ernst

    The field of alternative medicine (AM) is littered with surveys and other observational studies

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