Month: April 2022
Does marshmallow root tea have medicinal benefits?
Many medicinal benefits are attributed to marshmallow root. What does the evidence actually say?
Facilitated Communication Is Still Pseudoscience
Facilitated communication is a harmful pseudoscientific technique that has managed to survive through rebranding and deception.
The World’s First Productivity Drink
Magic Mind claims to be the world's first productivity drink. There's no supporting evidence.
They Have Names, Part 2
"We share their names because their name is part of their story."
Malingering: The Lord Voldemort of Medicine
Understanding of malingering isn’t advanced with acquiescence and silence
Federal employment rights agency inundated with thousands of COVID-related discrimination claims
Thousands of workers have filed complaints with the EEOC alleging COVID-related employment discrimination. It may take years of litigation to sort out the application of federal anti-bias laws to these claims.
Fetal Signs of Autism
More evidence that ASD is a developmental disorder that begins in the womb.
Nugenix Total T
Nugenix Total T is one of many so-called testosterone boosters on the market. Vague claims, insufficient evidence.
Science-based medicine isn’t just for CAM. The case of ivermectin shows that it never was.
Another large randomized controlled trial for ivermectin showed no efficacy for the early treatment of COVID-19. This is not a surprise to science-based medicine advocates. Here's why the story of ivermectin shows that SBM isn't just for "complementary and alternative medicine" (CAM) —and never was.