Quackery

Known as: Quackeries 
The fraudulent misrepresentation of the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
National Institutes of Health

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2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND The cyanogenic diglucoside, amygdalin, has gained high popularity among cancer patients together with, or in place of… (More)
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2015
2015
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is generally considered as the most complete paradigm in the practice of clinical medicine. Its… (More)
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2011
2011
At a time of austerity cuts, when treatments that work should be protected, it was depressing to see the government’s Advisory… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Vitamin D deficiency is epidemic in India despite of plenty of sunshine. The interpretation of vitamin D levels should be done… (More)
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2007
2007
The figure of the 'miracle cure'-peddling quack pretending spectacular properties for worthless tonics is iconic. From their 19th… (More)
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2000
2000
The potential for enhancing foods with ingredients that can prevent disease is enormous. But some functional foods fail to… (More)
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1998
1998
T H R O U G H O U T T H E 20th century American academic medicine has resisted the concept that supplementation with… (More)
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1993
1993
In January 1992, lawyers for a 21-year-old Connecticut woman who had a malignant brain tumor filed the first widely recognized… (More)
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1993
1993
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Inevitably, reading is one of the requirements to be undergone. To improve the performance and quality, someone needs to have… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The U.S. Congress determined quackery to be the most harmful consumer fraud against elderly people. Americans waste $27 billion… (More)
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