Month: October 2013

Snake oil on tap – the alkaline or ionised water scam

People are selling it and making money off people drinking it. The belief that drinking “alkaline water” will increase the pH (and hence reduce the “acidity”) of one’s bodily fluids is ludicrous and not physiological. Your body’s pH is a

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Do you believe in magic?

Indeed that’s what believers in Alternatives to Medicine are doing. My recommended reading for the week is a book by the co-inventor of the Rota virus vaccine, Dr. Paul Offit: Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of

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