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Patrick Holford Advises You to Remove Mercury Fillings and Undergo Chelation But Is Still Silent About Andrew Wakefield?

Former Visiting Professor Patrick Holford never fails to disappoint. The other day, I had noted that although he cleaves to his over-hyped enthusiasm for chromium supplements, the hyperbolic claims about cinnamon although still excessive were comparatively more nuanced than previous occasions – still wrong, but some useful nuance. I had hoped that this was the first green shoots of an improved approach to evidence.

However, Holford is now back to his usual form. He ignores the opportunity to update his advice for the ‘treatment’ of autism following the public revelations about the fraud and deliberate manipulation that irreperably taint Dr Andrew Wakefield and his research. He clutches instead for the topical subject of mercury fillings on Tonight with Trevor McDonald because it allows him to shill for his Alzheimer’s Prevention Plan. Patrick Holford displays no sense of taste or decorum – presumably he takes special supplements that confer the protection of a brass neck on him. Continue reading


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Dr Crippen Is Alive and Well

Dr Crippen of NHS Blog Doc is alive and well; it is absurd that one should need to state this but a (hopefully) short-lived hoax is claiming that he is dead. Understandably there is some concern but Wat Tyler of Burning Our Money is a longstanding friend of Dr Crippen and he states unequivocally that there is no truth to this cruel story.

Like Mark Twain, the rumours of Dr Crippen’s death have been greatly exaggerated. [Update: Wat Tyler thinks that the Macca parallel is stronger]. Continue reading


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