The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, eliminating the federal right to an abortion. What does that mean for science-based reproductive health and science-based medicine in general? Hint: It's not good, even for areas of medicine outside of reproductive health.
In a first, a bioengineered pig heart is transplanted into a human donor, indicating we are on the threshold of a game-changing option for organ transplantation.
What problems do tongue-ties cause? Do all of them need to be clipped?
Surgery or antibiotics for appendicitis? This new study can help with the decision.
Paul Offit's new book covers the evidence for many surgeries, medications, and screening tests that have been proven ineffective and harmful yet are still being used by doctors who refuse to follow the science.
Ian Harris explains that more than half of commonly performed surgical operations may be placebos. Adequate studies using a blinded control group are essential.
In the Olden Times (ten or so years ago), the indication for third molar (aka “wisdom teeth”) removal was the presence of wisdom teeth. Now, oral surgeons are rethinking things.
Stem cell treatments for knee arthritis are not yet ready for prime time, but that has not stopped their premature commercialization.
An update on the tragic results of unproven stem cell treatments to treat macular degeneration.
Over the last few years, AORN and the American College of Surgeons have been battling it out over AORN's 2014 guideline that has increasingly led to the banning of the surgical skull cap in the operating room in favor of the bouffant cap. Lacking from this kerfuffle has been much in the way of evidence to support AORN's guideline, but unfortunately that...