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#Alternative Medicine

# alternative-medicine - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Woman found frozen to death inside a cryotherapy chamber

Chelsea Patricia Ake-Salvacion was found “rock solid frozen” after her self-treatment went awry.

# alternative-medicine - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Two charged with murder after death of woman injected with oxygen in 'naturopathic' treatment

A 74-year-old woman went into seizures and died of an air embolism after undergoing the bogus “Octozone” treatment.

# alternative-medicine - Sunday 11 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

Column: The danger of alternative therapies and why Steve Jobs was wrong

Medical journalist Sandra Ryan says ineffective alternative remedies, when used instead of mainstream medical treatment, can pose a massive risk to lives.

# alternative-medicine - Sunday 25 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas Sitdown Sunday

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas

A special double edition of the very best writing from around the web.

# alternative-medicine - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous

Homeopathy is based on discredited claims, but it makes a lot of money, writes science blogger David Robert Grimes.

# alternative-medicine - Friday 29 April, 2011

Eight out of ten consumers want herbal medicines regulated

A new regulatory system for herbal products comes into effect across the EU from Sunday 1 May.

# alternative-medicine - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Sceptic offers $1 million to anyone who can prove homeopathy works

An American sceptic has launched a campaign against homeopathic medicines – saying if anyone can prove they work he will hand them $1 million.