(Breitbart) "The public should be skeptical about recommendations made on medical talk shows."
That was the conclusion of a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), which found that existing medical research either did not support, or, in some cases, actively contradicted a full 50% of the medical advice dispensed by U.S. television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz.
"Recommendations made on medical talk shows often lack adequate information on specific benefits or the magnitude of the effects of these benefits," the study concluded. "Approximately half of the recommendations have either no evidence or are contradicted by the best available evidence. Potential conflicts of interest are rarely addressed."
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