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Don’t be a ‘covidiot’: Navigating the world of coronavirus misinformation and ignorance

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A pandemic was declared. Italy is on lockdown, with more cases than China. Other countries are following suit. Governments everywhere ...
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Debunking anti-aging myths and why no ‘single intervention’ is going to help us live forever

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Today there are countless modern versions of the Fountain of Youth. Dietary supplements and other treatments are claimed to reverse ...
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Viewpoint: Coronavirus fears spark claims of ‘bogus remedies’ from alternative medicine peddlers

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The news is full of alarming reports about the new coronavirus that originated in China and is spreading throughout the ...
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Aging as a preventable disease: Why living to 100 should be easy

Science Based Medicine | 
Science is investigating some intriguing clues suggesting that aging and death may not be as inevitable as we thought. David ...
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‘Wholly unethical’: Gay conversion therapy does not work

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The World Psychiatric Association has declared that conversion therapy is “wholly unethical.” Yet despite the legal bans, the retractions, the ...
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Dr. Harriet Hall: National Geographic natural foods book ‘unscientific, and even dangerous’

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The National Geographic store proclaims, “This authoritative guide to the foods, herbs, spices, essential oils, and other natural substances that ...
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Is there any evidence to support ‘leaky brain’ theories?

Science Based Medicine | 
Three years ago Mark Crislip wrote about leaky gut syndrome for SBM. He said, “because of an almost complete lack of supporting basic ...
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Alternative medicine a scam? New book exposes the lack of scientific rigor of ‘complementary’ treatments

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As the world’s first professor of complementary medicine, Dr. Edzard Ernst set out to apply rigorous scientific standards of evidence ...
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Preventing Alzheimer’s: Is Lisa Mosconi’s ‘brain food’ diet anything more than pseudoscience?

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Lisa Mosconi has a web and media presence and a book Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power ...
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Viewpoint: Peggy Sarlin’s ‘Awakening from Alzheimer’s’ offers ‘false claims, false hope’

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[S]cientists are diligently working to understand [Alzheimer’s] disease and find an effective treatment. Others apparently think they needn’t bother. A ...
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Fact or fiction: Testosterone supplements offer youthful boost for aging men

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Lots of men are taking testosterone supplements, some of them for good reasons and some for not-so-good reasons. There are ...
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Getting Risk Right: Geoffrey Kabat’s book asks, “are we afraid of the wrong things?”

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[Editor's note: Geoffrey Kabat is a cancer researcher and an epidemiologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.] Why do things that ...