Category: Health Fraud
Peddling Misinformation About Diet and Cancer
Selling dubious nutrition products often involve attacking, and suing, your critics.
The New Year’s detox secret THEY don’t want you to know about
The dirty secret about detoxification and cleanses.
Joe Schwarcz's new book Quack Quack is an informative and entertaining look at quackery and pseudoscience past and present. A delightful read.
The appeal of being a medical “apostate”
There has long been a huge appeal in medicine that derives from being an "apostate". Since COVID-19 hit, apostasy has become like a drug among too many doctors, and social media has amplified the popularity of "medical apostates" beyond anything I've seen previously.
The war on the science-based regulation of medicine accelerates
Last week, it was reported how increasingly there is a war on the science-based regulation of medicine and physicians. It's an old story, but unfortunately the forces arrayed against science-based policy have been emboldened by the pandemic and an stronger alliance with political groups that are against government regulation in general.
Fraud, Scientific Rigor, and Alzheimer’s Research
A stunning case of possible fraud in Alzheimer's research reinforces the need for scientific rigor at every level.