Tagged: Hirudotherapy

The NZ Herald “alternative relaxation and therapies” series revisited - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Mar 01, 2012

Back in January Jann Bellamy who blogs over at Science Based Medicine had the (mis)fortune of being in our fine country during the week the NZ Herald chose to run their series on ‘alternative relaxation and remedies”. She has written a fine piece giving her take on the series*. You might remember many of us got a little peeved … Read More

NZ Herald’s Alternative Therapies week: Letter to the Editor - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jan 11, 2012

This week the NZ Herald is running a series on “alternative relaxation and therapies”. They promise: Tuesday: Greek leech therapy Wednesday: Korean jimjjilbang Thursday: Indian ayurveda Friday: Thai yoga massage Saturday: Japanese ganbanyoku So starting with the little suckers… Lincoln Tan tells us all about leech therapy and introduces ‘Dr’ Medhi Jaffari who … Read More