Month: August 2022
Chiropractic for Pediatric Seizures: Marketing in the Form of a Case Report
Here we are again with yet another case report full of limitations but making bold claims regarding chiropractic care of children with real medical conditions.
Zinc for the prevention or treatment of respiratory tract infections: A new systematic review
A new systematic review examines the evidence for zinc to prevent or treat respiratory tract infections.
The Alternative to Vaccinating Children Isn’t Just “Not Vaccinating” Them
It's putting them on an inevitable collision course with the virus—without any protection from the vaccine.
Antivaxxers rejoice at the “silver lining” from the pandemic, spillover of distrust of COVID-19 vaccines to all vaccines
Distrust of COVID-19 vaccines has lead to spillover of distrust to all childhood vaccines, and antivaxxers are rejoicing.
Advice and Encouragement for the “Urgency of Normal” Team
Reasonable people won't believe things are normal until you stop talking about COVID.
COVID-19 vaccination and myocarditis: another preprint
A preprint from Thailand gives us more information about vaccine-associated myocarditis in younger people, but should not be weaponized by antivaccine activists as a reason to avoid vaccination against COVID-19.
Can COVID Vaccines Travel in Space and Time?
Are COVID vaccines to blame for the return of polio?
Fraud, Scientific Rigor, and Alzheimer’s Research
A stunning case of possible fraud in Alzheimer's research reinforces the need for scientific rigor at every level.
TB Or Not TB? Don’t Rely on a Blood Test
TB can't be diagnosed with a blood test.
Conspiracy theories about monkeypox: Déjà vu all over again or same as it ever was?
Last Thursday, the Biden administration officially declared monkeypox to be a national public health emergency. Unsurprisingly, conspiracy theories abound, many of them recycled from COVID-19 and older antivax conspiracy theories.