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originally posted by: Grovit
while honey may make a sore throat feel better, vitamin c or broccoli or whatever is not going to cure cancer.
i think people that feel that is will are blinded by what they want to believe
originally posted by: skalla
It's easy to put something down when you know jack
Alternative medicine is real and works but if a corporation can patent then market a product, they want all the profit available for the so called open market.
(If) alternative treatments are absorbed by big pharma, they will still be very expensive and so will still leave a market for alternative practitioners.
(There is no evidence that), as current alternative treatments get absorbed into big pharma medicine, alternative practitioners will recommend less safe treatments.
The article concluded by saying the 'we know alternative treatments are bunk anyway".
Is the reason cancer research never includes research into nutrition as either a cause or a treatment of cancer?
I've seen result from what is still termed alternative medicine in others, specifically homeopathic remedies in Autistic teenagers. And I wasn't expecting that.
Surely allopathic medicine has also gone through a stage of trial and error also.
originally posted by: Astyanax
My intentionally provocative OP has garnered some surprisingly mild responses.
originally posted by: LDragonFire
a reply to: Astyanax
Generally speaking medicine comes from plants...