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A RARE AND MYSTERIOUS INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN IS LINKED TO COVID-19

A mysterious inflammatory condition, likely caused by COVID-19, is affecting a small number of children. We don't know much about it...

 
 
 

HERBAL PRODUCTS AND PREGNANCY

A recent review shows that herbal products do present a potential risk during pregnancy, and should not be considered automatically...

IS MAGNESIUM THE UNDERLYING CAUSE AND TREATMENT FOR EVERYTHING?

Carolyn Dean believes magnesium deficiency is the cause of a great many diseases and recommends that everyone take magnesium supplements,...

 
 
 

ANTIVAXXERS LAUNCH A PREEMPTIVE DISINFORMATION WAR AGAINST A COVID-19 VACCINE THAT DOESN'T YET EXIST

We don't yet have a vaccine against COVID-19, but that hasn't stopped the antivaccine movement from launching a preemptive disinformation...

NEWSGUARD IDENTIFIES SOCIAL MEDIA “SUPER-SPREADERS” OF COVID-19 MISINFORMATION

NewsGuard has identified "super-spreaders" of COVID-19 misinformation on Facebook and Twitter, including Dr. Joseph Mercola, the NVIC,...

 
 
 

DON'T BELIEVE WHAT YOU THINK

A new book by Edzard Ernst provides a concise course in critical thinking as well as a wealth of good science-based information to...

MEDICAL CONSPIRACY THEORIES AND COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned almost innumerable conspiracy theories, and conspiracists like the antivaccine movement have joined...

 
 
 

SMOKING AND COVID

Does smoking worsen COVID infections? Or is it protective? As more evidence emerges, the smoke is starting to clear.

DO MASKS WORK?

Let's review the evidence for the effectiveness of wearing face masks during a pandemic .

 
 
 

PRENATAL SCREENING TESTS FOR CHROMOSOME ABNORMALITIES

Science has made remarkable advances in prenatal screening, but false positives and false negative results can occur, and there are...

PLANDEMIC: JUDY MIKOVITS AND THE MOTHER OF ALL COVID-19 CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Last Friday, I deconstructed Plandemic , a misinformation conspiracyfest of a video that went viral last week. It turns out that Judy...

 
 
 

PLANDEMIC: JUDY MIKOVITS AND THE MOTHER OF ALL COVID-19 CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Judy Mikovits is a disgraced scientist who published a paper claiming that a retrovirus called XMRV causes chronic fatigue syndrome,...

CHINESE GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDS BEAR BILE FOR COVID-19

The Chinese Government is relentlessly promoting TCM for COVID-19, including a remedy containing bear bile, which is cruelly extracted...

 
 
 

MMR IS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE

A new systematic review shows convincingly that the MMR vaccine is safe and effective.

 
 
 

COVID-19: OUT-OF-CONTROL SCIENCE AND BYPASSING SCIENCE-BASED MEDICINE

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there hasn't just been a pandemic of coronavirus-caused disease. There's also a pandemic of misinformation...

HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE, RETINAL TOXICITY, AND COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine is being promoted as a treatment or prevention for COVID-19 based on questionable evidence. The long-term impact...

 
 
 

THE P-HACKERS TOOLKIT

P -hacking is a common and persistent problem in research, with impacts on the scientific literature, reporting, and practice in medicine....

STROKE IN COVID-19 PATIENTS

A case series of five patients with COVID-19 and young strokes sparks many questions.

 
 
 



Sancho reveals George Floyd t-shirt after Dortmund goal

Sancho reveals George Floyd t-shirt after Dortmund goal

Jadon Sancho revealed a ‘JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD' message on his shirt after scoring his 15th Bundesliga goal of the season on Sunday. Sancho converted a Julian Brandt cross... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Test capacity tops 200,000 one day ahead of schedule

Coronavirus: Test capacity tops 200,000 one day ahead of schedule

The UK can now test more than 200,000 people for coronavirus per day, the Department for Health and Social Care has said. Read more ...

Incredible moment SpaceX rocket docks at the International Space Station

Incredible moment SpaceX rocket docks at the International Space Station

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made the final approach to the ISS in the Dragon capsule which attached to the platform at around 3.15pm UK time. Read more ...

Why David Moyes rejected chance to sign Paul Pogba at Manchester United

Why David Moyes rejected chance to sign Paul Pogba at Manchester United

Paul Pogba was available in 2013 Former Manchester United boss David Moyes pursued a move for Cesc Fabregas instead of Paul Pogba during his time at Old Trafford because he... Read more ...

London protests: Hundreds defy ban to march on US Embassy - VIDEO

London protests: Hundreds defy ban to march on US Embassy - VIDEO

THOUSANDS of protestors are marching near the US Embassy in Battersea, south London after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Read more ...

Jadon Sancho nets hat-trick and sets new record in Borussia Dortmund win

Jadon Sancho nets hat-trick and sets new record in Borussia Dortmund win

The England star was on fine form in his side's 6-1 thumping of Paderborn as he scored three times in a match for the first time in his career Read more ...

Paderborn v Dortmund on TV and live stream, preview and prediction

Paderborn v Dortmund on TV and live stream, preview and prediction

Dortmund must pick themselves up to produce a big display against bottom side Paderborn in the Bundesliga this weekend. Lucian Favre's side were defeated by Bayern Munich on... Read more ...

Trump blames leftwing ANTIFA group for mass violence & says US declaring...

Trump blames leftwing ANTIFA group for mass violence & says US declaring outfit a ‘terror organization'

THE United States will be designating ANTIFA a terrorist organization, President Donald Trump announced Sunday. Trump's announcement came as he lay blame on the group for mass... Read more ...

Vanessa Bryant shares old photo of Kobe wearing 'I can't breathe' shirt and...

Vanessa Bryant shares old photo of Kobe wearing 'I can't breathe' shirt and says 'life is too short'

Vanessa Bryant shared an unearthed photo of her late husband, Kobe Bryant, wearing a 'I can't breathe' T-shirt on Saturday, following the same words spoken by the late, George... Read more ...

Five arrested in Black Lives Matter protest over George Floyd's death

Five arrested in Black Lives Matter protest over George Floyd's death

Thousands headed to the US Embassy in protest over George Floyd's death Five people have been arrested after thousands of activists marched to the US Embassy in London amid... Read more ...