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# alternative-medicine - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Woman found frozen to death inside a cryotherapy chamber
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Woman found frozen to death inside a cryotherapy chamber

Oct 28th 2015, 8:02 PM 53,723 Views 33 Comments

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
# Octozone
# Octozone

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

May 7th 2015, 9:24 PM 32,632 Views 13 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 11th 2012, 7:50 PM 8,433 Views 16 Comments

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
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Mar 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,772 Views 144 Comments

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

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

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 75 Views 0 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 11th 2011, 7:47 AM 3,503 Views 254 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

Eight out of ten consumers want herbal medicines regulated

Apr 29th 2011, 6:30 PM 2,192 Views 35 Comments

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
# Homeopathy
# Homeopathy

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

Feb 8th 2011, 2:38 PM 2,290 Views 4 Comments

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