Category: Science and Medicine

Science-Based Satire: More Parents Turn to Kinesiology Diapers for Fussy Infants

Are parents really turning to diapers made using kinesiology tape to help their fussy babies? Of course not. That would be incredibly silly, and profitable. This is satire.

/ April 26, 2024
Ice bath

Cold Water Immersion Not Always Beneficial

Two papers look at the effects of cold water immersion after exercise, with mixed results.

/ April 25, 2024

Science Based Satire: BOMBSHELL NEWS!!! The Virus I Told You Not to Worry About and Worked to Infect You With… CAME FROM A LAB!!!

"Last year, @WashburneAlex made a bombshell prediction supporting the lab leak theory. New documents released yesterday confirm his prediction." - Dr. Jay Bhattacharya January 2024

/ April 21, 2024

Dr. John Ioannidis: “The Biggest Mistakes I am Sure Are Mine.”

Part 3: Dr. John Ioannidis said his biggest mistake was the he "underestimated how much power politics and media and powers outside of science, could have on science." Really? 

/ April 19, 2024

UK’s Phased Smoking Ban

UK MPs have just passed the Tobacco and Vapes Bill by a 383 to 67 vote. If the measure becomes law it will ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after January 1, 2009. This is not just an age limit – this is a permanent phased ban. If the law passes and stands, anyone born after that date will...

/ April 17, 2024

Dr. Vinay Prasad: It’s “Good” That Parents Who Want To Vaccinate Their Kids Against COVID Get Reported To Child Protective Services

Trying to limit pediatric COVID was literally the pandemic's worst sin for pro-infection doctors, warranting severe punishment. This is how desperately they wanted them infected.

/ April 14, 2024

New Study Finds No Link Between Autism and Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy

A new study designed to better account for hidden confounding factors has found no link between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and the risk of neurodevelopmental conditions in childhood.

/ April 12, 2024

Every Time Dr. Jay Bhattacharya Talks About COVID, He Proves He Was Totally Wrong About COVID

Dr. Jay Bhattacharya March 2020: "If it’s true that the novel coronavirus would kill millions without shelter-in-place orders and quarantines, then the extraordinary measures being carried out in cities and states around the country are surely justified."

/ April 7, 2024

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 15 minus 1

For those more observant than a semi-senile old man, I cut and pasted the wrong text this morning. Now updated. Good thing I am retired.

/ April 6, 2024