Holistic

Is There any Scientific Evidence for Acupuncture?

I have found acupuncture very difficult to research. Sometimes it has been like getting blood out of a stone; other times people have given a confident reply but the articles I have been directed to or told about have been very vague in answer to this specific question, especially to someone with no medical knowledge. The Vagueness of Acupuncture Research An…read more →

Sophia Alternative Healing Group

A Report on the Third Conference on Faith in Healing and Health Care Provision Held on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 July 2000 at St. Martin’s College, Lancaster. First, we reproduce some quotes from the introductory material to the conference: “(It will) seek to explore a wide range of issues pertaining to faith-related and spiritual aspects of holistic health and…read more →

Do Alternative Medicines Have a Scientific Basis?

Alternative medicines, an overview: There is no doubt that many surgeons, physicians, and healers in ancient days practised a great mixture of occultism, witchcraft, sorcery and divination Nevertheless there were unquestionably some elements of value in the methods and medicines they used if one can exclude all the occult paraphernalia that went with them. The product of some herbs e.g. opium…read more →

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