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# homeopathy - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Ad which claimed homeopathy treatment helped children with autism overcome symptoms banned

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) made the ruling against Almond Homeopathy this week.

# homeopathy - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# homeopathy - 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.

# homeopathy - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Echinacea shouldn’t be given to children under 12, says Medicines Board

Following a review of echincea’s safety and effectiveness, the IMB is advising against children using it.

# homeopathy - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

# homeopathy - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Top 10 stories that got you talking in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

Top 10 stories that got you talking in 2011

Alternative medicine, the Gaza flotilla and same-sex marriages – these are the stories that sparked the most debate in 2011.

# homeopathy - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Top 10 stories you shared on Facebook in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

Top 10 stories you shared on Facebook in 2011

Pizza is a vegetable, a pet rescue in the Liffey and the tragedy of one young woman’s lonely death – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Facebook friends.

# homeopathy - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Tough jail sentences for looters, Republican election hopefuls gear up for debate in the US, €50,000 on urinals for men caught short in Dublin, and U2 featuring… Jedward?

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.

# homeopathy - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Do you have faith in homeopathy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Do you have faith in homeopathy?

An American sceptic is offering a $1 million reward to anyone who can prove homeopathy works. Would you be willing to take a punt on its effectiveness – or do you subscribe to the view that there’s (literally) nothing in it?

# homeopathy - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

Ireland has “altered its voting position” to allow GM foods to be sold within the state; Enda Kenny admits that his public sector reform proposals would mean borrowing €1billion; and die-hard homeopaths are given an intriguing offer.

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.