Government watchdog faces investigation after accrediting homoeopaths who offer a 'cure' for autism

The Professional Standards Authority, who regulate practitioners in the UK, accredited The Society of Homeopaths in April. Some of its members practice Cease therapy.
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The Prince of Wales is a long-time supporter of homeopathy and has used his royal position to try to get it widely accepted. Despite some homeopaths operating in the UK claiming to cure autism.
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A homeopathic therapy that promises “complete elimination” of autism has been banned by the regulator for naturopaths in B.C.
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Naturopathy is quackery. If you doubt this, consider that you can't have naturopathy without homeopathy. What's even worse is when naturopaths subject autistic children to quackery like CEASE therapy. Expecting any naturopathic regulatory board to investigate quackery in naturopathy is the proverbial fox guarding the henhouse. The post The British Columbia College of Naturopathic Physicians investigates naturopaths using CEASE therapy on autistic children appeared first on RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE.
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B.C.’s top doctor says there are “huge potential harms” connected to a homeopathic treatment based on the unfounded claim that vaccines cause most cases of autism.
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The National Autistic Society has strongly criticised CEASE therapy, which is based on the belief that vaccines contribute to autism.
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Conclusions The proving is the best method for defining the pathogenesis of a new substance. The results must be completed with the literature data. Proteus is a homeopathic remedy with very intense and characteristic symptoms and can be used successfully in clinical practice, particularly in children with behavioural disorders including ADHD syndrome. [...] Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Ltd. Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
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Conclusions The current policy on most college campuses requires verification that incoming students have received two doses of the MMR vaccination. The goal of this policy is to prevent the diseases measles and mumps. A longstanding federal trial against Merck, the pharmaceutical company responsible for making the MMR vaccine, accuses Merck of manipulating data to show the MMR to be more effective against mumps than it is. Recent outbreaks of mumps on college campuses by students vaccinated with the MMR vaccine provides additional evidence that the MMR vaccine is ineffective. Data from the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting...
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It's been a bad week for the Gray Lady in the science department. Hot off the heels of hiring a climate science denier for its op-ed section, it's published a credulous article that uncritically touts a book full of dubious alternative medicine testimonials.
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“You need to detox.” How many times have you heard or read this? Maybe a friend of yours suggested it for the New Year. Maybe you saw it on a website, in a magazine, or as part of an ad. I like to say sometimes, “Toujours les toxines,” because in many branches of alternative medicine…
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Conclusions • This survey documents significant variations in the vaccination attitudes and practices of integrative medicine physicians. This survey provides benchmark data for future surveys of this growing specialty and other practitioners. It is important for public health leaders and the vaccination industry to be aware that integrative medicine physicians have vaccination attitudes and practices that differ from the guidelines of the CDC and the Advisory Council on Immunization Practices. PMID: 28160764 [PubMed - in process]
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