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New York Times falls for “obesity probiotic” hype
New York Times falls for “obesity probiotic” hype | Adding to the steaming pile of unsubstantiated hype over probiotics, the New York Times ran an uncritical article this week suggesting that a probiotic of heat-killed bacteria can treat obesity.
New York Times falls for “obesity probiotic” hype. Like many probiotic studies, it’s small, inconclusive, and has financial conflicts.
Ars Technica: New York Times falls for “obesity probiotic” hype. If only it were just the NY Times falling for it. Gut microbes? Anything goes. #microbiomania #arstechnica