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Most recent annotations on things by David Tredinnick

  • Lee Turnpenny: Yet again, Mr Tredinnick misleads the House. It is high time other members started challenging and calling him out on his statements on (eg) homeopathy. (6 July 2016)
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  • Lee Turnpenny: Again, David Tredinnick misleads Parliament. There is no evidence that homeopathy is effecting in treating anything; and quite how it could work for autism is especially confusing. What/where is... (15 January 2015)
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  • Lee Turnpenny: Tredinnick is again apparently exploiting opportunity to promote quackery and its ‘integration’ into the NHS. ‘Homeopathic medicine’ is an oxymoron. Reliance on evidence-based medicine is... (26 November 2014)
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  • Guy Chapman: In Hunt's reply he acknowledges that Tredinnick is a tireless advocate of alternative to medicine. Past highlights include advocating integration of astrology... (24 October 2014)
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  • Alexander Dutton: Can someone fact-check the claim "70% of the population and all pregnant women use homeopathy"? Limited Googling™ throws up http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regulation_... (4 July 2013)
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  • Derek Payne: http://www.jakearchibald.co.uk/homeopath y/ (11 January 2011)
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  • Wesley Mason: More useful information on homeopathy: http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRela tedTopics/homeo.html (11 January 2011)
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  • Sue Young: There is an astonishing amount of evidence to prove homeopathy works, and simply repeating the opposite over and over again does not make it true! http://avilian.co.uk/2010/07/new-study-p... (13 July 2010)
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  • Richard Brooksby: From the British Medical Association Policy group: Annual Representative Meeting, 2010: That this Meeting believes that, in the absence of valid scientific evidence of benefit: (i) there should... (13 July 2010)
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  • Sue Young: These attacks on homeopathy are a throw back to earlier centuries and smack of inquisitional attacks on heresies. We have freedom of religious thought now, and no one has to stand on hustings... (1 July 2010)
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  • Louise Mclean: The issue of fact is that MILLIONS of people all over this planet are being cured using the 4,000 homeopathic medicines which are available. You can call that anecdotal but I call that Evidence.... (30 June 2010)
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  • Michael Power: Tredinnick is correct when he says that there is "widespread anecdotal evidence of the effectiveness of homeopathic medicines". The problem for Tredinnick and other supporters of homeopathy is... (30 June 2010)
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  • Dave Cross: Tredinnick is, of course, talking complete nonsense here. There is no creditable evidence at all that homeopathy is any more effective than placebo. No matter how often he repeats it, the facts... (30 June 2010)
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  • Robert Scott: The subject of Statutory Regulation for Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine has been a matter of intense debate amongst herbalists. The concept of statutory regulating... (10 June 2010)
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  • Ali Bridge: I am new to this site but got directed via Ben Goldacre's excellent bad science website. Being a science teacher and currently reading Goldacre's book 'Bad Science' I am astounded that... (2 November 2009)
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  • David Batley: I've not heard of Radionics before, but an introduction is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radionics Double-blind trials can be done for these kinds of treatments by comparing patients... (1 November 2009)
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  • Tony Williams: I'm not sure that David Tredinnick has grapsed the concept of evidence based medicine. He claims that "it is no good people saying that just because we cannot prove something, it does not work".... (27 October 2009)
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  • Tony Williams: David Tredinnick states that the letter sent to the WHO ignores "very clear randomised, double-blind trials that proved that it (homeopathy) is effective in the particular area of childhood... (26 October 2009)
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  • Richard Wilson: David Tredinnick asserts that the GCC has been bombarded with "spurious" complaints from bloggers about UK chiropractors. What Tredinnick chooses not to mention here is that many of these... (23 October 2009)
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  • Alex Hudson: You can read more about the effects of the Moon at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_effec t. Essentially, Mr Tredinnick's claims about the police and health service are folklore and... (16 October 2009)
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  • Steven Margetts: "another issue is the introduction of evidence-based practice, which tries to specify the way in which professionals or other decision makers should make decisions." Fancy wanting to make... (11 August 2009)
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  • Carol Boyce: I agree that Mr Tredinnick should have stayed away from issues like AIDS and malaria if only to prevent the previous comments from distracting debate from the issue in question, namely patient... (21 February 2008)
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  • J Cole: "There are similar problems with acupuncture and its acceptance, as some doctors and commissioners do not necessarily believe in meridians." Yes, it really is disgraceful isn't it. Apparently,... (21 February 2008)
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  • Mark Curry: This is a very very dangerous speech to make - there is no evidence to show the efficacy of homeopathy and associated quack 'treatments and therapies'. At best such 'treatments' are no better... (21 February 2008)
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  • S Flower: I am stunned by this MP's references to homeopathy being effective against HIV, AIDS, malaria and TB. These claims have no foundation whatsoever and the continued spreading of these endangers the... (20 February 2008)
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