Chiropractic critic loses first round in libel fight

 作者:晏瑚匣     |      日期:2019-03-01 01:04:03
IF YOU have ever been tempted to call alternative medicine “bogus”, choose your words with care. You could be sued for defamation. That’s the message from a ruling in the High Court in London that censured science writer Simon Singh for claiming that the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) promoted “bogus” treatments. Chiropractic is a system of alternative and complementary medicine that treats illnesses by manipulating the spine. Singh made the comment in an article in London newspaper The Guardian in April 2008. The BCA asked him to retract the statement,