Ceasing, desisting, seizures, and more…

FSM News and Articles

Discount pharmacy chains handed cease and desist notices: “There is absolutely not a jot of evidence to support [homeopathy] and plenty of evidence to support the thinking that it’s an incredible waste of money and just essentially expensive water,” she said. “I will not allow my professional credibility to be undermined by keeping this kind of product in the pharmacy.”

FSM Friends’ News and Articles

Traditional Chinese veterinary medicine for the treatment of seizures in dogs and cats – is the AHVMA promoting animal abuse? While it is easy focus entirely on evidence based care for humans, should not care for animals be based on similar ethical standards.  And should not the medical science of veterinary treatment be subject to similar rigour? 

Some weird truths about viruses, and the COVID-19 virus: “The virus that has devastated the world this year, SARS-CoV-2, is not a living organism. Viruses are not alive. Think of them instead as biological machines, incredibly small ones. COVID-19 is caused by a tiny, sub-microscopic biological machine, a virus with just 29 genes. The virus can be ruthlessly effective, but our immune system can wipe it out if we give it the right clues. Let’s hope we’ll have a vaccine soon.”

Lesser-known Health Professions

Genetic Counselling. Genetic councillors work closely with people affected by genetic conditions and their families, providing support and facilitating access to resources.