Perhaps the most dangerous effect of the alternative medicine movement has been an erosion of the culture of dedication to science and standards within medicine. This has to change.
Chelation therapy for autism is not based on any scientific rationale and what evidence we have shows it does not work, yet it continues to be offered as an "alternative" treatment.
Kratom is an emerging herbal drug used for pain and fatigue but also has abuse potential. What is the current state of the science?
Update: The evidence continues to show no link between vaccines and autism.
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A jury has awarded a man $289 million for allegedly contracting cancer from exposure to Roundup, but the science is not on their side.
A new systematic review of clinical trials shows no clear benefit to consuming omega-3 fatty acids in food or supplements.
A new study finds no significant correlation between workplace exposure to radio frequency (RF) or intermediate frequency (IF) electromagnetic waves and the most common brain tumors. This is more reassuring evidence that non-ionizing EMFs are probably safe.
There is a lot of hype surrounding medical marijuana, but the clinical science is very preliminary. The risks and benefits have not been researched enough to make science-based recommendations.
Homeopathic Arnica is clearly pseudoscience and does not work for wound healing, so why are so many cosmetic surgeons recommending it?