Points of Interest 10/07/2016

J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Oct;22(10):761–764. Polarization-Based Medicine: Protests Against the Mayo-NCCIH Pain Guidance Evoke the Bigotry of the Political Season.  A fine whine.

BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 5;6(1):e008166. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen–2015–008166. Acupuncture point injection treatment of primary dysmenorrhoea: a randomised, double blind, controlled study. "Injection of an agent, usually a herbal extract or drug, into an acupuncture point is an innovation in Traditional Chinese Medicine." Not what I could consider an innovation.

J Crohns Colitis. 2016 Oct 5. pii: jjw184. A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Trichuris suis ova (TSO) in active Crohn's disease.

Warning over alternative medicines danger for children after autistic boy, 4, hospitalised by supplements Naturopathy in action.

Hospital list abets quackery. Fire hot, water wet.

Opinion: Those who attack chemotherapy are doing a disservice

Debunking Vaccine Myths With Dr. Paul Offit

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