Throwing the proof out with the water

“WE EMBARKED upon this research without any preconceptions,” said a spokesperson.

“One arm of the patient cohort – which was fully blinded – was given distilled water, while patients in the placebo arm were given distilled water.

“Three years down the track, it’s become fairly obvious that the patients given distilled water are no better off than those given distilled water. Who knew?”

A spokesperson for the homeopathy industry responded:

“Of course, this is arrant nonsense. Anyone