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The Fluoride Dragon Cometh! Or does he?

Posted by Craig D Pearcey on September 18, 2016 Fluorine atom showing its 1S and 2S/2P electron orbitals (hybridized) with atomic nucleus at centre [Editor’s note: With no further ado, and with no introduction necessary, here is a second post from Craig Pearcey; Witness his science and despair, quacks of the world!] First for the […]

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NCCIH funds sauna “detoxification” study at naturopathic school

Posted by Jann Bellamy on September 15, 2016 Where’s the sauna detox? It is no secret that we at SBM are not particularly fond of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (NCCIH; formerly, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine).  We’ve lamented NCCIH’s use of limited public funds for researching implausible treatments, […]

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Sugar Industry Research

Posted by Steven Novella on September 14, 2016 A recent New York Times article about how the sugar industry manipulated research starting in 1965 is getting some attention. The article is largely based on a recent JAMA Internal Medicine article that reviews historical documents revealing how the Sugar Research Foundation (SRF) (based largely on revealed internal […]

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“Glyconutrients,” Mannatech, and Ambrotose: Marketing, Not Science

Posted by Harriet Hall on September 13, 2016 This doctor (Ben Carson) believes “glyconutrients” cured his prostate cancer. Researchers in the field of glycobiology think he is wrong. They don’t even accept the term “glyconutrients.” It has been a long time since I first became aware of Mannatech, the multilevel marketing company that sells “glyconutrient” […]

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The Cancer Moonshot: Hype versus reality

Posted by David Gorski on September 12, 2016 Joe Biden promotes the Cancer Moonshot initiative. The Cancer Moonshot. It’s a topic that I’ve been meaning to address ever since President Barack Obama announced it in his State of the Union address this year and tasked Vice President Joe Biden to head up the initiative. Biden, […]

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Belly Button Healing: Science plus Magic for Only $99?

Posted by Clay Jones on September 9, 2016 The patient doesn’t choose the Healing Life Wand. The Healing Life Wand chooses the patient. If you wanted to design and market an ineffective treatment with the best chance of successfully fooling consumers, it would have to include a certain set of key components in order to […]

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Oxygen water? You can’t breathe through your stomach

Posted by Scott Gavura on September 8, 2016 Unless you have gills, this won’t make you a stronger, faster athlete. My exercise of choice is running. Despite the heat I’ve been having a great summer, training for the Chicago marathon. I’ve followed the training schedule fanatically since June. But it all came crashing down in […]

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FDA Looks At Dubious Stem Cell Clinics

Posted by Steven Novella on September 7, 2016 Using stem cells to treat disease or improve recovery is an exciting area of research. The potential is undeniably great – these are cells that have the potential to differentiate into mature cells of a specific type. They can be used to replace damaged cells or improve […]

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