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Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial
     

Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial

by Simon Singh, Edzard Ernst
 

How can you know which alternative treatments really heal and which are potentially harmful? Now, thanks to the formidable partnership of Professor Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh, you can find out. Ernst is the world’s first professor of complementary medicine, based at Exeter University, where he has spent over a decade meticulously analyzing the evidence for

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How can you know which alternative treatments really heal and which are potentially harmful? Now, thanks to the formidable partnership of Professor Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh, you can find out. Ernst is the world’s first professor of complementary medicine, based at Exeter University, where he has spent over a decade meticulously analyzing the evidence for and against alternative therapies. Simon Singh is the well-known and highly respected science writer of several international bestsellers. Their book is honest, impartial and hard-hitting, providing a thorough examination and judgment of more than thirty of the most popular treatments such as acupuncture, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, chiropractic, and herbal medicine.

In Trick or Treatment, the verdict on alternative medicine is delivered for the first time with clarity, scientific rigour and absolute authority.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780593059043
Publisher:
Transworld Publishers Limited
Publication date:
05/27/2008
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Professor Edzard Ernst, formerly a clinical doctor, has studied homeopathy and practiced this and many other alternative treatments.

Simon Singh has a Ph.D. in particle physics. He is the author of bestsellers Fermat’s Last Theorem and The Code Book. Big Bang, his history of cosmology, became a New York Times bestseller.

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