Category: Commentary

Fake Homeopathy COVID Scam

A naturopath was arrested for selling fake homeopathic COVID treatments, which reveals the "alternative" rot in the medical system.

/ July 21, 2021
Abigail Shrier vs. Transgender Youth

Irreversible Damage to the Trans Community: A Critical Review of Abigail Shrier’s Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters (Part Two)

Part 2 of the review of Abigail Shrier's "Irreversible Damage" provides insight into her harmful beliefs about trans youth, along with evidence-based counterarguments.

/ July 18, 2021

Misogyny in Medicine

Misogyny persists in clinical and academic medicine. We need to be aware of subtle micro aggressions and report abuses, but we mustn't get carried away into paranoia and conspiracy theories. We should be guided by common sense and moderation in all things.

/ July 13, 2021

The Science of Transgender Treatment

This is part I in what will be a short series of articles reviewing the science of transgender care and how it has been distorted by critics.

, / June 30, 2021

The Causes of Bad Science Reporting

A discussion of reasons why science reporting so often gives the wrong impression about various scientific studies.

/ June 16, 2021

Integrative Neurology – More Bait and Switch

Integrative medicine is a marketing concept still rife with pseudoscience.

/ June 9, 2021

Nuance in Science Reporting

A study explores the pitfalls of following simple narratives in science reporting.

/ June 2, 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Science-Based Medicine

AI tools in medicine are coming, and they can be powerful, but we have to manage how they are employed.

/ May 12, 2021

Infrared Saunas for “Detoxification”

Sweating in saunas is not a good way to remove toxins, whether traditional or infrared.

/ February 17, 2021

Psychic Mediums and Grieving Children

Self-proclaimed psychic mediums find a new way to exploit vulnerable children.

/ February 3, 2021