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9 Steps To Perfect Health - by Chris Kresser

One of the most glaring mistakes conventional medicine makes is to assume that all of these modern diseases – diabetes, heart disease, depression, autoimmune disease, etc.

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Why is there so much poor quality research?

I was recently asked out of the blue what I felt were the reasons for the large number of poor quality publications. My responses were… 518 more words

Evidence-Based Medicine

10 ways to impress in the ED

(1) TESTS

Investigations and Tests:  Be ‘judicious’ with your choice of tests.

Please don’t send alpha-1 antitrypsin, c-peptide, diazepam levels or mast cell tryptase! (or a…

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Medical Students

E-cigarettes: friend or foe?

I’ve spent the past week immersed in the literature about e-cigarettes. The debate is amazingly polarised, from those who fear e-cigarettes will perpetuate the tobacco epidemic to those who think they could save millions of lives. 297 more words

Health News

The CROWN Initiative: journal editors invite researchers to develop core outcomes in women’s health

Citation: Khalid Khan and Peter O’Donovan. BMC Women’s Health 2014, 14:75 doi:10.1186/1472-6874-14-75

Clinical trials, systematic reviews and guidelines compare beneficial and non-beneficial outcomes following interventions. Often, however, various studies on a particular topic do not address the same outcomes, making it difficult to draw clinically useful conclusions when a group of studies is looked at as a whole. 115 more words

Opinions/Papers

The Big Statistic in Evidence-Based Medicine

When you’re a doctor who has to get kids to snooze through an operation you need a few skills. You need a repertoire of kids’ songs and a few stories to make having a mask hover over your face seem vaguely logical. 1,259 more words

General Research

Evidence based medicine...


If there is one feature about the changes in healthcare over the last five years, the concept of evidence based medicine (EBM) certainly stands out in graphic, often intrusive relief.   693 more words

Dr. Michael J. O'Connell