Grapefruit, Amazon, New Zealand, and more…

FSM News and Articles

How the “Don’t take this medication with grapefruit juice” warning originated: “Grapefruit eater/drinker? Check your medications! Several dozen drugs have subsequently been shown to be potentially affected by grapefruit. David Bailey died last month at age 77. If you ever receive … [Read more...]

Contrarians, satire, set-backs, and more…

FSM Friends’ News and Articles

Chiropractic neck manipulations in the news: “With the possible exception of back pain, chiropractic spinal manipulation has not been shown to be effective for any medical condition. The risk of stroke from neck manipulation is uncertain, but a significant … [Read more...]

Guns, emperors, swearing, and more…

FSM Friends’ News and Articles

How safe is CBD oil? “CBD also has a relatively high potential for drug-drug interactions… Consumers are taking CBD products over the counter without any supervision, and under the false impression that CBD is natural and therefore perfectly safe. … [Read more...]

Voodoo, enemas, influencers, and more…

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How Healy members lie & exploit with voodoo-science | Healy | Vulture Watch:  FSM recently consulted on Vulture Watch’s episode on Healy (the MLM company selling pseudoscientific bioresonance devices). You can watch the video below.

FSM Friends’ News and Articles

Organisation offering [Read more...]

Anniversary, rejuvenation, sugar, and more…

FSM was launched on the 20 December 2011 – Happy 10th Anniversary!


FSM News and Articles

Omicron is fuelled by our failure to mount a coordinated global response:While we struggle with the moment we do not have the luxury of not worrying … [Read more...]

Anniversaries, misinformation, eligibility, and more…

FSM News and Articles

The Dawning of Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM): As FSM is coming up on our 10th anniversary, here is a look back at our story. Prof John Dwyer writes on how FSM got started, our early battles, issues that have … [Read more...]

Avoidance, hidden cameras, disbelief, and more…

FSM News and Articles

Accused Perth nurse Christine Hartmann Benz and the anti-vaxxers trying to avoid mandatory vaccination: Ken McLeod is part of a collective of pro-vaccination advocates, Stop the Australian Anti-Vaccination Network, and believe cases like Ms Hartmann Benz show that regulatory authorities are … [Read more...]

Failures, profits, pretence, and more…

FSM News and Articles

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...]

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: [Read more...]