The rise of credible alternative medicine has been well documented, but there is still a wide chasm between this and conventional forms of medical practice, the consequences of which can be measured in the continued scepticism felt by the general public towards vaccines such as MMR. However, we are starting to witness a breakdown in conventional treatments, with some diseases becoming resistant to antibiotics. Earlier this year, Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer for England, called for urgent action worldwide when she warned that antibiotic-resistant bacteria with the potential to cause ...


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