alternative medicine
Scientist Who Received Millions From NIH Leaves Alabama Posts
Scientist Who Received Millions From NIH Leaves Alabama Posts
Ivan Oransky, Retraction Watch | May 24, 2018
An investigation finds 20 papers by Santosh Katiyar, who studied alternative treatments for cancer, include image manipulation.
Opinion: Do Not Believe the Hype
Opinion: Do Not Believe the Hype
Aymen I. Idris | Feb 5, 2018
Marijuana ointments as cancer treatments remain a distant prospect. 
Enormous University Gift Raises Questions over Donor Influence
Enormous University Gift Raises Questions over Donor Influence
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 26, 2017
The donation to the University of California, Irvine, is slated to fund a new college focusing on what some critics call pseudoscience and quackery.
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Aggie Mika | Aug 17, 2017
High-dose vitamin C injections reverse the effects of a leukemia-promoting genetic deficiency.
Mind and Matter
Mind and Matter
Jo Marchant | Feb 1, 2016
Research suggests that a combination of mental power and conventional medicine may be better than either alone.
Book Excerpt from <em>Cure</em>
Book Excerpt from Cure
Jo Marchant | Feb 1, 2016
In the introduction to the book, author Jo Marchant describes an interaction with a mother who embraced homeopathy as the jumping off point for writing about the scientific realities of alternative medicine.
Cannabis Biotech
Cannabis Biotech
Daniel Cossins | Dec 1, 2014
As medical marijuana businesses set up shop across the U.S., a handful of companies are taking the pharmaceutical route, guiding cannabis-derived drugs through clinical trials.
Magic Mushroom Dreams
Magic Mushroom Dreams
Jef Akst | Jul 3, 2014
A psychedelic compound in hallucinogenic mushrooms triggers brain activity characteristic of dream states.
Medical Marijuana: Where’s the Data?
Medical Marijuana: Where’s the Data?
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2014
As more states legalize therapeutic cannabis, some caution against overprescribing the drug, the benefits of which have not been rigorously tested in clinical trials.
Australia Officially Debunks Homeopathy
Australia Officially Debunks Homeopathy
Bob Grant | Apr 14, 2014
Government researchers conclude that homeopathic therapies do not work.