Friday, June 03, 2005

Join the debate on Spiked-online 15 June 2005

If you are intested in contributing to the spiked/Wellcome Trust online debate "complementary and alternative medice: Why is conventional medicine not enough? it is held in central London on the evening of Wednesday 15 June 2005. Find the online debate on spiked here and online booking here.

As part of the online debate four experts will be joining the event:

DR PETER FISHER, clinical director of the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, argues that "for some clinical problems, conventional treatments are not fully effective".

MARK HENDERSON, science correspondent at The Times (London), argues that "any perceived benefit of homeopathy or reflexology arises purely from the placebo effect or the regressive fallacy".

CHARLES PITHER, medical director of the RealHealth Institute, argues that "conventional medicine has forgotten the primal aspects of caring".

MICHAEL BAUM, emeritus professor of surgery at University College London, argues that "in the past 200 years we have learnt much about the exquisite mechanisms of the body".

The debate is open to contributions from anybody, and to submit a contribution, click on "Join the debate" ind the right-hand menu at Spiked-online.

Join the debate and knock them down with good arguments.

See who links to your web site.