Health Canada has criticized the marketing of an "anxiety supplement" for teens, without recognizing the larger problem involved; the poor regulations and lack of safety and efficacy data for this, and many other supplements sold.
Dietary supplements are widely consumed to improve heart health. But what does the evidence say?
What topics would you like to see covered at Science-Based Medicine? Open thread today for your suggestions and comments.
Charcoal lemonade is yet another detox scam aimed at separating customers from their money.
CBD oil is hyped as a miracle product to treat virtually everything. What is the evidence to support this?
Cinnamon is often touted as a "natural" supplement that's effective for treating diabetes. The evidence (still) isn't convincing.
Many patients with cancer use complementary and alternative medicine, and it is important to understand why.
Fill it to the rim? Please don't.
There is no evidence to suggest that "chronic Lyme" exists, or that long-term antibiotics are required to treat it.