Reports of Interest 03/03/2017

Resisting the Suppression of Science

Will an American-Led Anti-Vaccine Movement Subvert Global Health? We've made great gains in fighting infectious diseases in the last 50 years—but those gains are fragile.

EVANGELICAL ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Oxford University college accused of 'lending credibility to quackery' by hosting homeopathy conference Good Thinking Society says that by hosting the AGM of the Society of Homeopaths, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, is 'adding gloss to a pseudoscientific event'

Chiropractic Biophysics

Study: Naturopaths and homeopaths refer to themselves as "doctor" more than doctors

J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Aug;22(8):599-609. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0056. Epub 2016 Jun 17. Reliability of Manual Pulse Diagnosis Methods in Traditional East Asian Medicine: A Systematic Narrative Literature Review.

Acupunct Med. 2017 Mar;35(1):38-43. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2016-011056. Epub 2016 May 13. A cross-sectional survey of pain catastrophising and acupuncture use among breast cancer survivors. High levels of pain catastrophising, and specifically the processes of rumination and magnification, were associated with greater acupuncture use.

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