Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 26, 2007

I hadn’t thought of this possible consequence of global warming before if homeopathy were actually true, but it’s frightening to contemplate. Fortunately, I think that even in this case the level of dilution wouldn’t be enough.

Yawn…another overhyped acupuncture study

Never let it be said that Orac doesn’t give the people what they want. Well, most of the time, anyway. What I’m referring to is a recent German study about acupuncture for low back pain that’s been making its way around the media. I had actually been planning on commenting about it yesterday, but Iranian…

Sorry, Mahmoud

Before moving on to discussions of alternative medicine (don’t worry, there’ll be one in the morning), I couldn’t resist one last dig regarding Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s claim in his appearance at Columbia University on Monday that there are no gays in Iran… Sorry Mahmoud, but there was an Iranian contestant in the International Mr.…