New Guidance: Don’t take daily Aspirin

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A prevailing and rather popular practise has been the consumption of a daily low dose of Aspirin to help prevent cardiovascular disease. Literally millions of people are currently doing this. The current medical consensus is that this does more harm than good. There is a new report via a team of Harvard researchers that conforms … Read moreNew Guidance: Don’t take daily Aspirin

Radioactive Quackery Pops up in Thailand

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Over on Science Based Medicine Steve Novella highlights a bit of radioactive quackery that has popped up. His source is an article from Thailand. There officials have discovered and pulled the plug on a scam that involved selling people an ‘energy card’ that you buy to supposedly … “improve the immune system, strengthen the heart … Read moreRadioactive Quackery Pops up in Thailand

Quackery Alert: WHO ICD-11 Endorses TCM

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Welcome to my acronym soup quackery alert. OK, let’s start with a few definitions so that all is clear. WHO – The World Health Organization ICD-11 – The International Classification of Diseases version 11 TCM – Traditional Chinese Medicine Soooo … to explain my cryptic title, the latest version of the official WHO International Classification of … Read moreQuackery Alert: WHO ICD-11 Endorses TCM