Girish Mahajan (Editor)

Science Based Medicine

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Type of site  Blog
Commercial  No
Available in  English

Science-Based Medicine is a daily blog with entries covering issues in science and medicine, especially dangerous medical scams and practices. Science-Based Medicine is noted as an influential and respected source of information about medical controversies and alternative medicine.

Steven Novella, a clinical neurologist at Yale University, founded the blog and serves as its executive editor. David Gorski, a surgical oncologist at Wayne State University, serves as the managing editor. Both editors and the blog's regular contributors are prominent skeptics, doctors, researchers, and communicators.

Editorial staff

The Science-Based Medicine editorial staff describes themselves as "being alarmed at the manner in which unscientific and pseudoscientific health care ideas have increasingly infiltrated academic medicine and medicine at large"; they state that the best medicine is based on scientific principles, which includes prior plausibility, not based on evidence alone.

  • Steven Novella
  • David Gorski
  • Harriet Hall
  • Mark Crislip
  • Kimball Atwood
  • Paul Ingraham
  • References

    Science-Based Medicine Wikipedia