Tagged: North & South

Then and Now: The New Zealand Complementary Medicines Industry - Honest Universe

Mark Hanna May 31, 2015

In 2007, the Ministry of Health undertook a review of the “complementary medicines industry” in New Zealand, and found that a significant majority of companies weren’t complying with consumer protection legislation. The review was never made public, but when I saw it mentioned in a recent article in North & South magazine I asked the […] … Read More

Press Complaints Commission upholds homeopaths complaint - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 16, 2013

Tauranga homeopath Clive Stuart has had part of his complaint against an article on homeopathy (Homeopathy – Trick or Treatment?) published in the July 2012 edition of North & South, upheld by the Press Complaints Commission (PCC)*. While the PCC did not agree with his complaint that balance needed to be numerically equivalent (there were quotes from two … Read More

Homeopathy & the Galileo Defence - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jul 19, 2012

Last month North and South magazine had a feature on Alternative medicine which sensibly pointed out the unlikelihood that many such treatments work, including homeopathy. In the letters section of this months magazine there are letters both applauding and condemning the article. One article, written by “Diane Willcock, MSc, PhD”, criticized the article  and claimed that homeopathy was “developed using … Read More