Month: March 2023

Silent Silenced Doctors

The healthcare workers who died from COVID have been silenced. 

/ March 14, 2023
Cochrane Collaborative

The Cochrane mask fiasco: How the evidence-based medicine paradigm can produce misleading results

Last week, the Cochrane Collaborative was forced to walk back the conclusions of a review by Tom Jefferson et al that had been spun in the media as proving that "masks don't work." Tom Jefferson himself has been problematic about vaccines for a long time, but the rot goes deeper. What is it about the evidence-based medicine paradigm that results in misleading...

/ March 13, 2023

The Smoke Alarm Fallacy

The fact that we did a decent job of protecting children at the start of the pandemic was used to claim that children didn't need protection at all. That's farcical.

/ March 10, 2023

Tightening Gene Editing Rules for Humans

Gene-editing regulations are again in the news. We need to take a thoughtful approach.

/ March 8, 2023

Ivermectin booster Dr. Tess Lawrie goes all-in for homeopathy for COVID and long COVID

Tess Lawrie has been promoting ivermectin for COVID-19 for two and a half years. Of late, she has becoming more of a general multipurpose quack, promoting ivermectin to treat cancer. Now she's promoting homeopathy for COVID and long COVID while a Research Fellow at St. Mary's University Twickenham. What does this tell us about medicine?

/ March 6, 2023

Science Based Satire: We Should Repeatedly Expose Unvaccinated Children to a Novel Virus That Came From a Lab in China.

Recent revelations have confirmed what many of us knew all along-  COVID came from a lab in China.  I am agnostic as to whether it was created as a bioweapon or it emerged from a simple, but devastating error. Either way, China is trying to absolve themselves of all responsibility for unleashing this deadly virus around the world. Thanks to their actions,...

/ March 5, 2023

Pertussis Vaccine During Pregnancy Protects Vulnerable Newborns

Getting a dose of pertussis vaccine during every pregnancy is a strategy that has prevented severe disease in thousands of young infants over the past decade, and saved hundreds of sweet little baby lives. The evidence is clear, but not everyone who is eligible is receiving the recommended dose.

/ March 3, 2023

A Global Summit Conclusion: No Evidence of an Effect of SMT [Spinal Manipulative Therapy] for the Management of Non-Musculoskeletal Disorders

A new systematic review places one more nail in the coffin of chiropractic vertebral subluxation theory and the use of spinal manipulation as a treatment for non-musculoskeletal disorders.

/ March 2, 2023

COVID Lab Leak Theory Rises Again

FBI Director supports the lab leak hypothesis, but there is no new evidence, and scientists still favor the spillover hypothesis.

/ March 1, 2023