Sunday House Call, #713, October 13, 2019: How not to write a science and medicine newspaper column.
Topics today include:
I review and fact-check a poorly reported and researched “science” article on preventing the common cold published in the Mirror using this as an example of how this represents the worst in fake news science.
- A man’s brain aneurysm is treated and no longer a danger
- Do older men need to have their testosterone levels checked? According to Big Pharma, of course you do.
- The pitfalls of not disclosing all medical information when applying for travel insurance