For those who do report a conflict, the most contentious issues involve the creation of the universe and evolution.
The observed benefits for some conditions, particularly anxiety and depression, are “significant and measurable” and worth further study, says researcher Timothy Caulfield.
A new study found the heritability of being attractive (or not) to mosquitoes to be very similar to the heredity levels for height and IQ.
In Vox, health reporter Julia Beluz examines how Dr. Mehmet Oz “turned away from science and embraced fame.”
An MRI video revealed that a gas-filled cavity formed rapidly within the joint’s synovial fluid at almost the very moment the joint's surfaces separated.
The medical and scientific communities are in "publication-pollution denial," writes Caplan in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Pew Research Center has found that the general public and scientists sharply disagree on several high profile science-related issues, including climate change, genetically modified foods and human evolution.
Most of the items on Tim McDonnell’s list involve climate change denial, but several also deal more directly with health-related issues
Watch out for “backfire effects” — when telling people that they are wrong only strengthens their belief.
Celebrating science that might seem absurd.
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