The editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine has selected a dozen articles published during his tenure that epitomize the best of science-based medicine.
In today’s social media laden climate, it is de rigueur for people to instantaneously react and become simultaneously defensive and offended when any of our sacred cows are challenged. It’s part of the human condition and we can’t help ourselves. We dentists had the opportunity to feel assaulted a couple of weeks ago when an article in The Atlantic by Ferris...
uBiome claims that its SmartJane test's proprietary technology empowers customers to assess their own vaginal health. The company is being investigated for fraudulent billing practices, and the rationale for the test makes no sense.
The NORI protocol: An unproven fruit-based nutritional treatment for cancer sold by a self-proclaimed “expert”
Mark Simon is the founder of the Nutritional Oncology Research Institute. He has neither an MD, DO, nor PhD. (He doesn't even have an ND!) Yet he claims to have discovered a dietary protocol that can cure cancer. Can it? (I think you know the answer to this question.)
The FDA reminds everyone that (no matter what your state says) CBD is not a legal ingredient in dietary supplements and foods. The agency is willing to explore changes to the law but unproven claims for CBD health benefits, such cancer cures, will not be tolerated.