BMJ study says TV Doctor the Dr. Oz Show advices not supported by any research

December 20, 2014 3:26 PM

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The British Medical Journal (BMJ) reviewed popular medical talk shows “The Doctors” and “The Dr. Oz Show” and found that much of their advices were not substantiated by research. Christina Korownyk of the University of Alberta was lead author for this study.

The BMJ assessed 40 episodes each of these shows and compared their medical advice to the ‘accurate’ medical information available. They found at least half of those recommendations by the cast of “The Doctors” and Dr. Mehmet Oz to be in contradiction with the best information available or without a...

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