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Letters Advice on homoeopathic products

Clothing naked quackery and legitimising pseudoscience

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 21 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5960
  1. Susan Bewley, obstetric consultant1
  2. On behalf of Nick Ross, Alain Braillon, Edzard Ernst, John Garrow, Les Rose, Diana Brahams, Michael Baum, Vincent Marks, Keith Isaacs, James May
  1. 1King’s Health Partners, London SE1 7EH, UK
  1. susan.bewley{at}

At a time of austerity cuts, when treatments that work should be protected, it was depressing to see the government’s Advisory Board on the Registration of Homeopathic Products advertising for four expert and “eminent members of their profession” who can “assimilate complex scientific …

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