Skeptics with a K: Episode #206


Measuring migraines, detox juices, deceiving patients, and the sodium-potassium pump. Plus fighting giraffes, denying the BRCA link, overselling research, and the latest news from QED. Remember to pick up your QED ticket right now, at qedcon.org.

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  1. #1 by L. Makinen on September 8, 2017 - 08:51

    I was listening to this on my way to work this morning and was really upset about the cancer “treatment”. How should this be spread so that more people get aware of it?

    Lennart, Sweden

  2. #2 by Jason Snowden on September 15, 2017 - 17:29

    We’ll I’m sticking this episode – with a comment about the Gerson so-called therapy – on Facebook and twitter… Tho I’m no Stephen Fry!

  3. #3 by Declan McCafferty on September 17, 2017 - 20:43

    What depressing news about Gerson.

    Isn’t there specific laws about promoting unproven shit relating to cancer in particular? I’m sure I heard such a thing on SWAK. Am I totally mixed up?

  4. #4 by Graham on September 19, 2017 - 16:29

    Declan McCafferty :
    What depressing news about Gerson.
    Isn’t there specific laws about promoting unproven shit relating to cancer in particular? I’m sure I heard such a thing on SWAK. Am I totally mixed up?

    There is, it is the Cancer Act 1939, something that I am surprised that Skeptics have not made use of more often, especially in a case as blatant as this.

    Perhaps this could be the subject of a future episode.

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