Failure, purity, invitations, and more…

FSM News and Articles

Omicron is fuelled by our failure to mount a coordinated global response: “Note that Omicron developed in an environment where only 7 per cent of the population were vaccinated. As of this week 78 billion doses of vaccine have been … [Read more...]

Failures, profits, pretence, and more…

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TGA fails to protect against shonky weight-loss products:  “The TGA is under fire for failing to protect consumers, after an investigation found misleading promotions for over-the-counter weight-loss products continued for years after they had been judged deceptive. A recent … [Read more...]

Dangers, abuse, alchemy, and more…

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Brisbane naturopath’s ‘outrageous, dangerous’ Covid vax claims: “Immunologist and emeritus professor of medicine at UNSW Professor John Dwyer said the proliferation of pseudoscience published by natural health professionals posed an even greater threat than the usual anti-vax types because … [Read more...]

Complaints, uselessness, rejuvenation, and more…

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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: [Read more...]

eBay, ICU horror, patches, and more…

FSM News and Articles

Penalty over ‘anti-epidemic’ formula flogged on eBay: A company has been fined for advertising their traditional Chinese medicine product as being effective against COVID-19 on eBay – when no data showing its effectiveness against COVID-19 (or any infection) had been supplied. … [Read more...]

ebay, collagen, hesitancy, and more…

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Penalty over ‘anti-epidemic’ formula flogged on ebay:   “Public health physician, Dr Ken Harvey, who is the president of Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM), told the AJP that there is still more work to be done towards the regulation of … [Read more...]

Division, boosters, spread, and more…

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A house divided against itself cannot tame the pandemic: “Our prime minister is insisting that with 80 per cent of people over 16 vaccinated we are opening up. If that is a come-what-may figure, we will be sentenced to the same … [Read more...]

Plans, bunk, selfies, and more…

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A house divided against itself cannot tame the pandemic: 
A successful COVID plan doesn’t just say “get vaccinated”. 
A successful COVID plan would need to manage the situation with a range of measures that complement each other to ensure positive outcomes. … [Read more...]

Mistakes, ideology, marathons, and more…

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Premier Berejiklian, please stop thinking about easing of restrictions after “6 million jabs”: “There have been many mistakes in many countries hindering efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic. None has been more counterproductive than the premature easing of public health … [Read more...]