Points of Interest 04/26/2016

Naturopathy Is 'Like A Religion': Experts Discuss Distrust Of Science, Authority.

A dietary supplement for alcoholics? "Anti-aGin": 40 proof gin that's distilled with pure collagen and other herbal products like chamomile and witch hazel. Claims to be the "alcoholic equivalent of a facial."

Misconception: Juice cleansing can remove toxins from your system. To say that drinking juice detoxifies the body isn't quite the same as claiming leeches remove poisons, but it's fairly close.

Dietary supplements contribute to dangers of polypharmacy

Claiming that curcumin can be useful for humans is premature, given the current evidence.

PLoS One. 2015 Jul 31;10(7):e0134657. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134657. eCollection 2015. Can Additional Homeopathic Treatment Save Costs? A Retrospective Cost-Analysis Based on 44500 Insured Persons. "For all diagnoses, costs were higher in the homeopathy group than in the control group, although this difference was not always statistically significant." And it has no efficacy either.

Points of Interest 04/27/2016
When ND's are PCP's

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