Science or entertainment? Debunking Dr. Oz

A fellow postgrad, Taryn Knox (check out her thoughts in the comments below), just sent me the link to Dr. Oz’s Miraculous Medical Advice: Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain. This article critically analyses day-time TV host Dr. Oz’s so-called ‘medical advice’. It is an extremely interesting look into the type of methods […]

The role of Bioethics in Rehumanising Medicine? A comment from a bioethics postgrad

I was reading this article, which is essentially about how to keep the ‘human element’ central in the practice of medicine, especially amidst all the technological advances that have been gained from reductionist methodologies. It puts this in a historical context starting from about the end of the 19th century, the rough time at which the author reports that biomedical science really began […]