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Why the hype around medical genetics is a public enemy

Science has always issued medical promissory notes. In the 17th century, Francis Bacon promised that an understanding of the true mechanisms of disease would enable us to extend life almost indefinitely; RenĂ© Descartes thought that 1,000 years sounded reasonable. But no science has been more optimistic, more based on promises, than medical genetics. Recently, I read an article promising that …

Dr. Mercola – How Biased Research Drives Your Health Care

The gold standard for modern medicine is the double-blind, placebo-controlled and randomized trial. But there are serious problems with many published studies, unknown to most, but acknowledged by researchers. The modern medical paradigm revolves around two words: scientifically proven. It is this phrase that public health agencies, physicians and researchers use to promote their products. Scientists can easily set up …