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Aug 2, 2022

What does the body of evidence say on the topic of vitamin supplements? We pilot a new format for the show and ask for your feedback! Let us know your thoughts on Facebook, Twitter, Patreon, or via email at thebodyofevidence@gmail.com

 

(6:34) The story of scurvy and how its cause, a vitamin deficiency, was harder to...


Jun 5, 2022

What does the body of evidence say on the topic of sexually transmitted infections? Plus: should you worry about monkeypox, and what is going on with mysterious cases of liver inflammation in children?

 

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(2:15) STIs: nomenclature, HIV, rising cases

 

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(8:57) STIs: why cases are increasing, who should...


May 8, 2022

What does the body of evidence say on the topic of MSG? Plus: we dig into a new study that alleges that artificial sweeteners are associated with a higher risk of cancer (but But BUT!), and will we keep boosting people against COVID every four months?

 

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(2:05) MSG: what it is, where it comes from, and where it...


Mar 6, 2022

What does the body of evidence say on the topic of asthma? Plus: how much time children spend in front of screens, and how to nudge people to go to the gym.

 

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(3:15) Asthma: wheezing, similar diseases, how asthma is diagnosed

 

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(10:53) Asthma: exercise-induced “asthma,” what is asthma, cold and...


Feb 7, 2022

What does the body of evidence have to say on the topic of dementia or, to use a more recent term, major cognitive disorder? Plus: what (little) we know about long COVID, and we go over arguments for and against the no-vax tax that was recently debated in Quebec.

 

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(3:04) Dementia: types of memory

 

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