Society for Science-Based Medicine

Covering issues concerning the Society and Science-Based Medicine.

Curiosities and posts of interest across the internet concerning Science-Based Medicine.

DEC
29

Points of Interest 12/28/2016

Tags:
Continue reading
146 Hits
DEC
28

Points of Interest 12/27/2016

Will 2016 Go Down As The Beginning of a Vast Conspiracy Age?

China passes law to boost traditional medicine. "The new law aims to protect and facilitate the development of TCM, requiring regional governments to set up TCM institutions in public-funded general hospitals and mother-and-child care centres."

Tags:
TCM
Continue reading
125 Hits
DEC
26

Points of Interest 12/26/2016

Scientists Call Bullshit on Study Linking HPV Vaccine to Brain DamageLack of regs a sticking point for acupuncturists, who hope the Legislature will adopt a bill. Wyoming has become a sort of haven for acupuncturists who have lost their licenses in other states, J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2016 Dec;9(6):330-334. doi: 10.1016/j.jams.2016.09.020. Epub ...
Continue reading
154 Hits
DEC
23

Points of Interest 12/22/2016

Salt Shams Salt lamps cure everything -- if by "everything" you mean a lack of cozy mood lighting.21 Charged in Minnesota Chiropractic Fraud ConspiraciesAdv Neonatal Care. 2016 Dec 20. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000371. Nonopioid Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. "Strong evidence does not exist to recommend acupuncture as a routine NAS tr...
Continue reading
211 Hits
DEC
22

Points of Interest 12/21/2016

Can Acupuncture Improve Sleep for Breast Cancer Survivors with Hot Flashes? New Study Says Yes. Dumb statement of the week: "A course of acupuncture treatment — six to ten sessions — may stabilize the body's ability to regulate its temperature." From Sloan KetteringVibrational Acupuncture: Integrating Tuning Forks with Needles (17ACUP10). "This con...
Continue reading
245 Hits