Milk and cookies might be a famous combination, but there’s little evidence so-called lactation biscuits can promote milk flow in breastfeeding mothers.
Unfortunately, the only reliable way to avoid a hangover is not to drink excessively in the first place.
Bach’s rescue remedies are tiny amounts of boiled flowers mixed with brandy. There’s little surprise there’s no evidence of their effectiveness.
There is evidence glucosamine can provide relief in osteoarthritis patients, but not enough to support its use as a preventative.
We asked an immunologist to assess the evidence for a popular cold and flu herbal remedy. She concluded there isn’t enough evidence to support its use.
Snake oil salesman have been touting black salve for generations. But the evidence doesn’t stack up.
You may be better off buying regular green or black tea and spending more on fruit and vegetables.
Complementary medicines are increasingly invoking traditional use when the science does not add up. Horseradish and garlic products provide a good example.
Study results examining the effect of antioxidants on sperm health are mixed.
Manuka honey has a lot of evidence-based benefits, and a lot of rubbish claims too.
Where’s the evidence behind claims Band-Aids speed up wound healing? Here’s why we’ll never know.
Turmeric is often reported to have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, and anti-cancer properties.
The root of the black cohosh plant has a long history of use in Europe and became popular around the world after receiving German approval as a non-prescription drug for hot flushes in 2000.
At roughly twice the price, should we bother with A2 milk?
Despite several safety recalls of this brand of dietary weight-loss supplements over the past decade, “Hydroxycut” is one of the biggest sellers in its market.
Weight-loss supplement Garcinia Cambogia has had an exponential rise in sales since its marketing on the Doctor Oz show.
Does the liver really respond to an over-the-counter product that claims to ‘detoxify’ or ‘heal’ its function?