Synopsis

A review of Quacks, Frauds and Charlatans. Oops. Thats not right. That should be Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine i.e. SCAMs. Winner in 2009, 2010, and 2011 of The Peoples Choice Podcast Awards for Best Health Podcast. A side project of Pusware LLC, home of the Infectious DIsease Compendium: A Persiflagers Guide, your uber hyperlinked guide to Infectious Disease, the Persiflagers Infectious Disease Puscast and a Gobbet o Pus.

Episodes

  • Quackcast 60. Triskaidekaphobia times two.

    Quackcast 60. Triskaidekaphobia times two.

    29/07/2019

    A reflection on the capacity of the immune system.

  • Quackcast 143: More Dialogs

    Quackcast 143: More Dialogs

    29/07/2019

    The solution to US health care does not lie in adding magic.

  • Quackcast 162: Bias and Spin

    Quackcast 162: Bias and Spin

    29/07/2019

    Bias determines conclusions.

  • Quackcast 210: Treating the Terrain of Chronic Sinus Infections. A LAc of understanding.

    Quackcast 210: Treating the Terrain of Chronic Sinus Infections. A LAc of understanding.

    09/04/2017

    Acupuncture Today. “Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig; es ist nicht einmal falsch!” It is because they LAc an understanding of medicine.

  • Quackcast 211: Vitamin C and Sepsis. All Sound and Fury? Much Ado About Nothing?

    Quackcast 211: Vitamin C and Sepsis. All Sound and Fury? Much Ado About Nothing?

    09/04/2017

    Is intravenous vitamin C helpful in sepsis? I hope so, but past experience render me skeptical.

  • Quackcast 206: Chinese BioMedical Research-Sturgeon#x2019s Law In Action

    Quackcast 206: Chinese BioMedical Research-Sturgeon’s Law In Action

    16/03/2017

    A Chinese government investigation has found that 80%, yes eighty percent, of Chinese biomedical research is fabricated. I bet that is an underestimate for Traditional Chinese Pseudo-Medicine.

  • Quackcast 207: Board Disciplinary Actions. What Naturopaths Really Do Not Want You To Know

    Quackcast 207: Board Disciplinary Actions. What Naturopaths Really Do Not Want You To Know

    16/03/2017

    Disciplinary actions against ND’s in Oregon by the Board. How to find them and what they are.

  • Quackcast 208: Spinal Manipulation for Back and Neck Pain: Does It Work? Annotated.

    Quackcast 208: Spinal Manipulation for Back and Neck Pain: Does It Work? Annotated.

    16/03/2017

    Spinal Manipulation for Back and Neck Pain: Does It Work? You would think it does if you read the article but not if you actually read the literature.

  • Quackcast 209: Influenza Vaccine and Health Care Workers. More than one way to skin a literature

    Quackcast 209: Influenza Vaccine and Health Care Workers. More than one way to skin a literature

    16/03/2017

    There are many ways to apply the medical literature. For me it starts with the premise that health care workers may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

  • Quackcast 202: Blue Light. Special?

    Quackcast 202: Blue Light. Special?

    11/01/2017

    To summarize: The truth of blue light? Who cares?

  • Quackcast 203: Reiki and Therapeutic Touch. Compare and Contrast

    Quackcast 203: Reiki and Therapeutic Touch. Compare and Contrast

    11/01/2017

    An undate on a popular, yet worthless, pseudo-medicine.

  • Quackcast 204: It#x2019s Hard Out There for a Psychic

    Quackcast 204: It’s Hard Out There for a Psychic

    11/01/2017

    There is no difference between a psychic scam and a pseudo-medical SCAM.

  • Quackcast 205: Acupuncture#x2019s Big Myth

    Quackcast 205: Acupuncture’s Big Myth

    11/01/2017

    That there is a thing that can be called acupuncture.

  • Quackcast 199: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease Speculcation

    Quackcast 199: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease Speculcation

    23/10/2016

    Is chronic fatigue a hibernation state?

  • Quackcast 200: Infectious Diseases and Cancer

    Quackcast 200: Infectious Diseases and Cancer

    23/10/2016

    The many ways cancer and infection interact.

  • Quackcast 201: When should I get the influenza vaccine?

    Quackcast 201: When should I get the influenza vaccine?

    23/10/2016

    When should I get the influenza vaccine?

  • QuackCast 1. Opening Salvo

    QuackCast 1. Opening Salvo

    21/09/2016

    An occasional skeptical and sarcastic review of alternative medicine. Today: General approach to human stupidity.

  • QuackCast 2. Echinacea

    QuackCast 2. Echinacea

    21/09/2016

    Echinacea. A useful adjunct or a load of crap. What do you think I’m going to say? Crap.

  • QuackCast 3. Homeopathic Theory

    QuackCast 3. Homeopathic Theory

    21/09/2016

    Of all the kinds of alt.med available, Homeopathy has to be the most retarded. And thats saying something. Listen and see why.

  • QuackCast 4. Homeopathy Clinical Trials

    QuackCast 4. Homeopathy Clinical Trials

    21/09/2016

    Clinical trials of homeopathy are of poor quality and treat self limited diseases. The better the study, the less well homeopathy does. In the best meta analysis to date, it is concluded that homeopathy doesn't work. Duh.

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