Homeopathy not effective for treating any condition, Australian report finds

Homeopathy is not effective for treating any health condition, Australia’s peak body for medical research has concluded, after undertaking an extensive review of existing studies. Homeopaths believe that illness-causing substances can, in minute doses, treat people who are unwell. By diluting these substances in water or alcohol, homeopaths claim the resulting mixture retains a “memory”…

‘We christened your dead baby’: Belfast clinic’s anti-abortion siege

Armed with walkie-talkies and body cameras, they guide women through a gauntlet of demonstrators who are hurling abuse and waving plastic foetuses outside the only clinic in the UK under permanent siege from anti-abortionists. The female volunteer escorts record every comment and insult hurled at the Belfast clinic’s clients. Women are told they have just…