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Apr 16, 2010
Also check out this video of James Randi speaking of Homeopathy:

http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2010/04/randi_on_world_homeopathy_awareness_week.php
 
 
Apr 16, 2010
For more info on the pseudoscience homeopathy check out "James Randi Education Foundation" website. James Randi is a scientific skeptic who debunks stupid stuff like homeopathy.

http://www.randi.org/encyclopedia/homeopathy.html
 
 
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Apr 16, 2010
I honestly wasn't too crazy about this week's strips. However, I patiently waited for Scott to get to his punchline, and was rewarded with today's strip.

And it was good...
 
 
Apr 16, 2010
Of course Asok is correct, there is not only no scientific basis for homeopathy, but there is no evidence for it.

Any journal articles that seem to support it tend to have inappropriate blinding, small sample sizes, suffer from cherry picking of data, and poor controls. The best evidence from the largest, best controlled, studies shows that homeopathy is no better than placebo.

Imagine that: water containing no pharmacologically active substance is the same as placebo.
 
 
Apr 16, 2010
@altmedguy

Sublingual nitro has absolutely nothing homeopathic. It contains a
 
 
 
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