A new book by Edzard Ernst provides a concise course in critical thinking as well as a wealth of good science-based information to counter the widespread misinformation about SCAM.
Science has made remarkable advances in prenatal screening, but false positives and false negative results can occur, and there are ethical concerns.
Neuriva claims to have proof from clinical studies. That's misleading.
Chaga tea is made from a mushroom that rots birch trees. Health benefits are claimed on the basis of folk medicine, but there isn't a shred of scientific evidence.
Consensi combines two drugs for high blood pressure and osteoarthritis. That doesn't make sense, and it costs $12,000 a year more than taking the individual components.
TRE exercises can supposedly cure PTSD by inducing tremors. Not credible. And there's no science to support the claims.
Despite the many claims, there is no real evidence that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is effective for prevention or treatment of COVID-19
Children may be less likely to develop COVID-19, but they can get it too; and it may be more severe for infants.
Hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented with cold caps, but scalp hypothermia has some downsides and may not be acceptable to all patients.
Lipogen PMS-Free is a dietary phospholipid supplement marketed as a remedy for PMS. The evidence for its effectiveness is less than convincing.