In this response to the Bravewell Collaboration's listing of evidence-based medicine (EBM) and reimbursement reform as key factors in any healthcare transformation, David Cundiff, MD points out that "randomized controlled clinical trials and other...
THE DRUG WORKS: But please don't ask for any proof
If ever there was a month that demonstrated how little medicine knows what it's doing, it has to be this one. In the same month, we find out that estrogen doesn't protect against heart disease, a ...
Medicine enjoys a special position in society as one of the sciences. As such, it would appear to be unassailable. After all, as a science it must be a solid house, built slowly and methodically w ...
Pets and farm animals may soon be banned from receiving herbal or vitamin/mineral supplements if the US feed industry regulators get their own way.
HERBAL MEDICINE: Not so much like conventional drugs, after all
Homeopathy helps to relieve chronic conditions, a new study has found. Researchers tracked around 6500 patients with chronic health problems for six years, and discovered that homeopathic remedies helped in 70 per cent of cases.
IS IT TRUE WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT ARNICA? Is it really a complete waste
This is a story about forms; yes, those objects of hate that you have to fill in all the time. But, more significantly, it’s also a story about diet, the foods we eat and your long-term health. Most of
MMR: Safety last