Society for Science-Based Medicine

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Points of Interest 03/28/2017

Global Chiropractic Care Market Projected to be Worth USD 39.58 Billion by 2021: Technavio. Worth is not the same as cost.J Dairy Sci. 2017 Mar 22. pii: S0022-0302(17)30249-7. doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-11805. Randomized, blinded, controlled clinical trial shows no benefit of homeopathic mastitis treatment in dairy cows. The results indicated no additio...
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Points of Interest 03/24/2017

Swiss trainee vets to give cows acupuncture in new classesAcupuncture becomes popular as battlefield pain treatmentA Naturopath's Human Experiment Ends In DeathVaccination debate flares on NSW north coast after 7yo contracts tetanusGarfield Therapist Specializes In Mankind's Oldest Medicine: LeechesJ Altern Complement Med. 2017 Feb 22. doi: 10.1089...
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Points of Interest 03/09/2017

Academic Medical Centers At Risk Of Not Being Academic Or MedicalHow do medical students engaging in elective courses on acupuncture and homeopathy differ from unselected students? A survey. "Students participating in elective courses had much more positive attitudes towards CAM, somewhat lower science and status orientation…"Boy, 2, WON'T have sur...
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Points of Interest 03/04/2017

The Butchering of the Age of Reason. Thanks to science, law, education, and freedom of the press, citizens in the U.S. live in an age of wonder relative to the rest of human history. Now, they want to throw that all out.The Kennedy Pushing His Own Fake News. As long as the pursuit of evidence-based answers has existed, so too have those pushing mum...
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Points of Interest 03/02/2017

Homeopathy conference at Oxford college 'promotes quackery'Don't buy into the promise of a homeopathic cureBehind the scenes at Denver Zoo. Penguin acupuncture.Quackery of the month: Cincinnati Zoo uses chiropractic on tiger cub, adjusting spine to cure "failure to thrive"Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017;2017:9184034. doi: 10.1155/2017/9184...
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Points of Interest 02/26/2017

What Homeopathic Medicine Offers to People with Lead Poisoning and Other Environmental Exposures. Giving diluted lead to treat lead poisoning. The Huffington Post is publishing a worthless intervention for a very serious disease. Someday someone may die as a result.Outrage as conspiracy theorist who says the earth is flat and gravity is a 'hoax' pr...
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Points of Interest 02/22/2017

Wichita chiropractor takes flak for 'lip-stick' menstrual productUA Center for Integrative Medicine receives $1M giftCongressional Leaders Just Took a Stand Against Anti-VaxxersGwyneth Paltrow And GOOP Give Dangerous Info On Iodine. Their Expert Gets His Info From A Ghost.Majority of pharmacists stock cms including homeopathic itemsMan Ther. 2016 F...
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Points of Interest 02/21/2017

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Points of Interest 02/20/2017

Here's What Happens When You Swallow a LeechHomeopaths are keeping Andrew Wakefield's 'anti-vax' fantasies aliveAcupuncture Lessens Migraine Attacks in Chinese Study. And Captain notes: But lack of full blinding a major trial limitationA Male Chiropractor Wants Women To Use Controversial Methods To Contain Menstrual Flow. When did stupid become Con...
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Points of Interest 02/18/2017

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Points of Interest 02/17/2017

Homeopathy for Allergic Rhinitis: A Systematic Review. "The low or uncertain overall quality of the evidence warrants caution in drawing firm conclusions about intervention effects. Use of either Galphimia glauca or a homeopathic nasal spray may have small beneficial effects on the nasal and ocular symptoms of AR. The efficacy of isopathic treatmen...
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Points of Interest 02/12/2017

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Points of Interest 02/03/2017

Experts warn against supplements for brain functionContaminated medical marijuana believed to have killed cancer patientIs Homeopathy Pseudoscience? Top Russian Science Body Thinks So Homeopathy sells dangerous lies to patientsWhy Can't Doctors Just Give Up on Vaccine Deniers?Cell Physiol Biochem. 2016;39(6):2331-2340. Epub 2016 Nov 11. Comparing t...
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Points of Interest 02/03/2017

While Consuming Homeopathy Medicines Take Care Of These 7 Basic Things, Or Results Won't Be Effective. "Do not put the medicine balls on your palm. The spirit in them vaporizes, and this renders the medicines ineffective."AIDS body rubbishes govt. hospital's claim on HIV cure. "A government-run homeopathy hospital in Hyderabad has been treating ove...
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Points of Interest 02/04/2017

FDA Finds Poison In Homeopathic Teething RemediesClin Med (Lond). 2017 Feb;17(1):43-45. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.17-1-43. Liquorice-induced apparent mineralocorticoid excess presenting in the emergency department.. "A 65-year-old woman with a background of myalgic encephalitis, who was taking alternative medicines and dietary supplements, presente...
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Points of Interest 02/03/2017

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Points of Interest 02/02/2017

Is Red Yeast Rice A Safe Alternative To Prescription Cholesterol Medicine?Fake News Occurs In Politics And PoisonEur Respir Rev. 2017 Jan 31;26(143). pii: 160092. doi: 10.1183/16000617.0092-2016. Print 2017 Jan. A systematic review and meta-analysis of complementary and alternative medicine in asthma."…there was limited evidence on the effectivenes...
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Points of Interest 01/30/2017

Dishing the dirt on detox.Science Under Threat11 Biggest Epidemics in Human HistoryRomania: Anti-vaxxer movement results in huge measles surge in 2016. "Romania saw 15 measles cases in 2015. Since 2016, this number has blown-up to 2,165, including 13 fatalities."FDA confirms toxicity of homeopathic baby products; Maker refuses to recall. "The Natio...
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Points of Interest 01/28/2017

J Pharmacopuncture. 2016 Dec;19(4):319-328. doi: 10.3831/KPI.2016.19.033. Embryonic Zebrafish Model - A Well-Established Method for Rapidly Assessing the Toxicity of Homeopathic Drugs: - Toxicity Evaluation of Homeopathic Drugs Using Zebrafish Embryo Model. "Our findings clearly demonstrate that no toxic effects were observed for these three homeop...
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Points of Interest 01/27/2017

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