Category Archives: Science

Dolcefino: "Burzynski has published!"

What are we to make of Wayne Dolcifinos assertion that Burzynski has published clinical data?

But not in peer reviewed medical journals in annual reports to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission? Continue reading

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Burzynski: The CDA-2 Saga

There have been some interesting developments on the #Burzynski hashtag over on twitter related to a chemical solution known as CDA-2.

What are the potential implications of this for critics and skeptics of Burzynski? Continue reading

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Burzynski – the sequel

Today Eric Merola, director of The Burzynski: cancer is serious business movie, sent out an email to his mailing list subscribers announcing the release date of the sequel to his long form advert documentary: Cancer Is Serious Business, Part II. Dubbed “Burzynski: This time it’s peer reviewed” by skeptics and critics of the clinic. The email summarises some of the films main features. Continue reading

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Alt Med: Big Pharma in microcosm?

Is the imagined world of the Big Pharma conspiracy, or indeed the reality of the more dubious aspects pharmaceutical industry, all that different from the world of alternative medicine?

Does alternative medicine hold up a black mirror to Big Pharma? Continue reading

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The Incurable Gonz Blinko: Americans and Guns

Back in March of 2012, I wrote a mostly satirical item for this blog called “Making Ourselves at Home” in which I state, with a false sense of pride, that we Americans invented spree killing and that it remains one of our national pastimes.

In the nine months since that article was published, America has experienced spree killings at a rally for a member of Congress, at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, a shopping mall in Oregon and, most recently, the horrific school shooting in Newtowne, Connecticut.
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Skeptic News: NHS homeopathy consultation – the results are in!

Yesterday NHS Lothian published an initial report on the findings of it’s homeopathy consultation. We approached Edinburgh Skeptics for their views on this initial report. Continue reading

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Defending ORAC

A new blog has appeared with the specific purpose of combatting ““misdirection,” “misinformation,” “disinformation,” and lies posted by entities like Orac” about Stanislaw Burzynski. We thought we would take a look at this new blogs claims and defend ORAC. Not that ORAC needs us to defend him given he knows more about cancer and quackery than most but it’s nice to be able to help. Continue reading

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