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David Sinclair says aging is a disease that can be prevented and treated, and there is no reason life must end. The evidence he presents from scientific studies is intriguing, but far from definitive.
Medicine is by its very nature uncertain. Unfortunately, humans don't deal well with uncertainty, and our tendency towards dichotomous thinking leads us to think that if we're not absolutely certain about something we don't know anything.
A follow-up on a questionable study of the impact on water fluoridation and IQ. Science marches on, and we're helping it out!
Platelet-rich plasma injections are advertised as an expensive cure-all for sport injuries. The evidence, however, is consistently negative.
Does a pulsed electromagnetic field device work to help dogs recover from surgery? The answer is below. Spoiler alert: The answer is "probably not".
A new fad, drinking hydrogen water, claims to provide all kinds of health benefits. The scientific evidence isn't there.
A quick recap of vaccine-related news from over the past several weeks.