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Points of Interest 03/17/2017

Our Opinion: State support for junk science is a bitter pillNaturopath is cleared in Alberta baby's meningitis deathShockingly, Fetus Water Will Not Cure Your LesbianismIowa attorney general: Drinkable sunscreen 'flat-out dangerous to consumers'Doctors Say Unproven Stem Cell Treatment Blinded 3 WomenTrump budget calls for slashing biomedical and sc...
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Points of Interest 03/14/2017

30% of Croatian Parents Reluctant to Vaccinate Their ChildrenJ Altern Complement Med. 2017 Mar 13. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0357. Acupuncture in Patients with Allergic Asthma: A Randomized Pragmatic Trial : In patients with allergic asthma, additional acupuncture treatment to routine care = useless.Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:9614810. doi: 10.1155/2017/...
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Points of Interest 03/13/2017

Romania Urges Vaccinations to Stop Measles Outbreak Could the anti-vaccination movement be responsible for the deaths of 17 children? Yep.

Should Unvaccinated Kids Be Banned From Daycare?

Survey shows acupuncture spike. Have they graduated from needles?

Scientists are conspicuously missing from Trump's government

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Points of Interest 03/11/2017

Int J Nanomedicine. 2017 Feb 28;12:1663-1671. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S126968. eCollection 2017. Proteomic analysis of tears following acupuncture treatment for menopausal dry eye disease by two-dimensional nano-liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry. Such a study makes we want to cry.Gwyneth Paltrow drank only goat milk for a week (a...
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Acupuncture Contortion

It is always remarkable how pseudo-medicine trials just can't bring themselves to report the simple idea that if a drug/procedure has the same outcome as a placebo/sham procedure the drug/procedure does nothing.A real drug or intervention in the reality-based medical world would ever be approved on the basis of a negative study. But pseudo-medical ...
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