The hockey legend’s new life as a medical icon for a questionable stem-cell treatment.
Tag: Bogus Science
Researchers do look into near-death experiences, seeking a verified case of what they call “apparently non-physical veridical perception.”
The flawed science that helped convict a Tennessee man of murder.
It isn’t easy to find out the truth about the benefits of male circumcision.
Exploring the riddle of Morgellons disease: sufferers feel things crawling under their skin and hardly anyone believes them.
Policing the world of experimental research in the age of TED talks and Freakonomics.
How a once-lauded psychiatrist became a prolific prescriber of painkillers in one of Virginia’s poorest and most isolated counties.
The rise of an expensive, experimental stem-cell treatment in China and the medical tourism it attracts.
How a self-taught doctor from Delhi cornered the black market in kidneys, building one of the world’s most lucrative organ-trading rings, until it all came crashing down.