NZ women promiscuous - doctor: A Timaru gynaecologist
I recently wrote a series about health science myths, with the finale about the widespread biases in scientific research: http://gracefool.posterous.com/why-90-of-the-published-medical-informati...
It's essential and shocking reading, and highlights how we need to be skeptical about everything we're told, no matter how supposedly authoritative the source is.
Sorry to post here but the contact form doesn't work! Trying to send this message with it gave me "Validation error, please try again. If this error persists, please contact the site administrator." Which is of course funny because it is the only way given to contact the site administrator.
So anyways here's the other bug I wanted to contact the site administrator about:
When I visited the URL http://skepticsinthepub.net.nz/user/register there was an error box at the top of the page:
I'm looking at driving up to AK for one of their meet ups but I'd love to go to something a bit closer to home.
Anyone else out there be keen?
http://www.endohealth.co.nz/ - is selling such items as Homoeopathic immunisation and "travel kits" which offer such remedies as "Natrium Muriaticum 200C Nat Mur - This will protect against all types of Malaria...." and Remedy "Haemophilus 200" and disease "H I B" (this abbreviation is for Haemophilus influenzae type B which causes severe pneumonia and meningitis in infants).
ACUPUNCTURE has been shown to be extremely effective amongst people who have nothing wrong with them. An academic study has shown that the majority of patients reporting mystery symptoms stopped pretending they had them when someone poked at them with a cocktail stick.
What is the general feeling regarding the thread layout?
Sorry I can't think of the correct terminology to phrase this, so you'll have to excuse me..
I find the structure a little chaotic. Does anyone else think a more linear (as opposed to the "nesting" that is currently occurring) style would be better? Is it possible to change it? Is it a better choice and I'm just unfamiliar?
The goal of this meetup was to attract a group that was more interested in actually doing something more than socialising in a pub. I think this was achieved. Those that showed up had info and ideas to share. There were also others that expressed interest in attending but were unable to do so with it being on a Monday so I'm thinking of doing a similar schedule as the Christchurch meetups. These were held once a fortnight on alternating Mondays and Tuesdays. I'll poll the group about this.
The final post to the article at the Taranaki Daily News was one that required a bit more time to respond too. It's been about 2 weeks now since I posted the reply and in that time I've posted it twice. I'm not sure about their posting policy but it appears that they may get closed off, Big Homeo are suppressing the facts ;) or just plain ignored after a certain time period. Either way, right of reply is something that can't be taken away with todays tech.