Vinay Prasad

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Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Illustration: Ingo Fast/The New York Times

You might assume that standard medical advice was supported by mounds of scientific research. But researchers recently discovered that nearly 400 rout(...)

Restriction of processed carbohydrates – especially the white and beige ones – are a good idea for many overweight people

The recent results from the TAILORx study (a major study published by The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at a meeting of the American S(...)

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The majority of cancer drugs approved in Europe in recent years entered the market “without clear evidence that they improved survival or quality of (...)