Points of Interest 06/08/2015

10 Bogus Health Trends That Waste Your Time

Manuka’s magic nothing but a sweet myth, children prove

ANTI-VAXXERS ARE USING TWITTER TO MANIPULATE A VACCINE BILL

Roll of shame: MPs who back homeopathy fan David Tredinnick for chair of Commons Health Committee

Australia’s medical board urges doctors to stop prescribing homeopathic remedies

State shouldn’t treat naturopaths like medical doctors

Commentary: Should you put your trust in medical research?

Cancer Nurs. 2015 Jun 3. Effects of Acupuncture on Menopause-Related Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. “Acupuncture may be used as a complementary therapy for breast cancer survivors experiencing hot flashes and other menopause-related symptoms; however, whether acupuncture exerts specific treatment effects other than needling or placebo effects needs to be further evaluated.” Not really. It’s placebo.

Homeopathic Medicine & Advertising. The FTC is interested.

Explore (NY). 2015 Apr 30. pii: S1550–8307(15)00064–6. doi: 10.1016/j.explore.2015.04.003. Integrative Medicine Patients Have High Stress, Pain, and Psychological Symptoms

Points of Interest 06/12/2015
Chiropractors down 1-9 in bottom of the ninth

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