Complaints, uselessness, rejuvenation, and more…

FSM News and Articles

TGA fails to protect against shonky weight-loss products: “It is ridiculous to have a system that doesn’t assess whether these products work or not, and relies purely on complaints.”

FSM Friends’ News and Articles

COVID-19 and children – more useless comparisons: “We’ll never know what life had in store for these children. They were robbed of all of it. It doesn’t matter that their grandparents were statistically more likely to die. Writers who minimize these tragedies by only reporting that COVID-19 is more dangerous for elderly people are out to advance a narrative, not inform their readers.”

Laser therapy for vaginal rejuvenation: Laser therapy for ‘vaginal rejuvenation’ is used by MDs to counter the effects of post-menopausal vulvovaginal atrophy. But does it work? No. Repeated studies have found it performs no better than placebo, and, in addition, it is expensive and may have serious side effects.

Today’s Abused Health Concept

On “natural immunity” to COVID-19 (and every other vaccine-preventable disease): “Antivaxxers have long appealed to ‘natural immunity’ as being somehow inherently superior to vaccine-induced immunity, which is apparently ‘artificial’. This is a trope that comes from alternative medicine concepts about purity and contamination that is now endangering us in the age of the pandemic.”