Dr Nancy Malik, Homeopathy SpamBot, Debunked

For those that don't know, "Dr" Nancy Malik is a very prolific commenter on Science, Medicine and Skeptical based blogs. When ever the word "homeopathy" is intoned she shows up for a drive-by comment and almost never engages in conversation. She is so prolific that there are a number of us that have started referring to her as the NancyBot. Personally I'm not entirely unconvinced that she isn't using a script to make her posts.

Her latest claims have proven that not only can she not read or understand scientific papers, she can't count either.

Her latest piece of spam is this;

"Triple Blind studies, Double-Blind Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial, Systematic Reviews & Meta Analysis, Evidence-base

130+ studies in support of homeopathy medicine published in 45+ peer-reviewed international journals

Medicines for specific disease conditions, Ultra-molecular dilutions, Structure & Memory of Water, Animal Studies, Plant Studies


It took a while, but someone has finally done a detailed analysis of the dross that Nancy has posted.

Dr David Briggs ( @xtaldave) ), Crystallographer, Biochemist and Biophysicist from Manchester, UK has this to say;

"First thing to note is that she reckons there are 130+ studies… just under 100 by my reckoning, but then I didn’t count the 59 instances of multiple posting of the same paper, or indeed the many websites, news articles and blog posts which are not peer-reviewed."

If you want to check out the full analysis;

So basically, Nancy, you still have no evidence good.

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