HOW DID FIBROMYALGIA EVER BECOME A BRAIN DISEASE? DISENTANGLING CONJECTURE AND TRUTH

Introduction In his seminal book Propaganda (1928) Edward Bernays [1891-1995] observed: “The conscious intelligent manipulation of the organized opinions and habits of the masses is an important element in a democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the ruling power in our society.” As this article …

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DRY NEEDLING FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN: THE “NEW” HOMEOPATHY

Samuel Hahnemann was the originator of homeopathy, a system of medical treatment devised under the principle summed up by the phrase, “like is cured by like” [Hahnemann 1796]. Drugs which when given to healthy persons cause certain specific symptoms are to be given to patients when they present to their doctors with the very same …

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