Alternative medicine is a fifty billion dollar per year industry. But is it all nonsense? The Whole Story rounds up the latest evidence on the placebo effect, the randomized control trial, personalized genetic medicine, acupuncture, homeopathy, osteopathy and more.
TOBY MURCOTT is a leading science writer, journalist and broadcaster. He was for many years the science editor of BBC World Service Radio before becoming the director of Einstein TV, a digital science channel. He currently has a column in The Times newspaper. He did his PhD and postdoctoral research in Biochemistry at Bristol University, UK.