Medicine

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Medical studies are almost always bogus

http://nypost.com/2017/05/06/medical-studies-are-almost-always-bogus/

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science

Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong.  So why are doctors — to a striking extent — still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice?  Dr. John Ioannidis has spent his career challenging his peers by exposing their bad science.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/11/lies-damned-lies-and-medical-science/8269/

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Then and Now: The Descent of Ethics in the Medical Field

http://www.lifenews.com/2012/05/16/then-and-now-the-decent-of-ethics-in-the-medical-field/

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The Truth Wears Off

Is there something wrong with the scientific method?

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/12/13/101213fa_fact_lehrer

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Study Reveals Journal Reviewer Bias

http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/health_stories/Journal_Reviewer_Bias/2010/11/23/363244.html

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Academics ‘Guest Authoring’ Ghostwritten Medical Journal Articles Should Be Charged With Fraud, Legal Experts Argue

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110802180820.htm

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Anti-Israel Bias Infects Medical Journals

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/anti-israel-bias-infects-medical-journals/?print=1

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Conflicts-of-Interest in Drug Studies Sneaking Back Into Medical Journals, Say Investigators

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110308172830.htm

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Conflict Over War Deaths: Researchers Attack British Medical Journal Review Process

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091220162115.htm

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MMR scandal: Was there a cover-up?

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/01/mmr-scandal-first-flawed-now-f.html

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Home-birth Study Investigated

Criticism led journal to re-examine controversial paper that found higher death rate in babies born at home.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=home-birth-study-investigated

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Are stem cell scientists sabotaging rivals’ work?

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18466-are-stem-cell-scientists-sabotaging-rivals-work.html

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Paper trail: Inside the stem cell wars

“There does seem to be this bias against groups from the rest of the world.”

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627643.700-paper-trail-inside-the-stem-cell-wars.html?full=true

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Autism:

Retracted autism study an ‘elaborate fraud,’ British journal finds

http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/01/05/autism.vaccines/index.html?hpt=T1&iref=BN1

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Report linking vaccine to autism ‘an elaborate fraud’

http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/health/medical/autism/2011-01-06-autism06_ST_N.htm#

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2 new books challenge myths, fears about vaccines

http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/health/medical/2011-01-06-vaccinemyths06_ONLINE_ST06_N.htm

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Survey of Dutch doctors finds evidence of widespread research misconduct

http://www.bmj.com/content/344/bmj.e2898?etoc=

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British doctor fabricated results of a non-existent experiment, US body finds

http://www.bmj.com/content/344/bmj.e2839

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… nobody can say for certain how many studies have been affected by misidentified cell cultures, or how much money has gone down the drain because of them.  We can only guess at it.  Some believe that as much as 20 percent (!) of all published work involving human cells may have used bad cell lines.

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/print/2012/04/oops-wrong-cancer-how-contaminated-cell-lines-produce-bad-research/256246/

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The deadly world of falsified and substandard medicine

http://www.aei.org/print/the-deadly-world-of-falsified-and-sub-standard-medicine

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… the latter can only be explained as intentional [scientific] deception.

http://www.lifenews.com/2012/12/07/study-guttmacher-institute-inflates-illegal-abortion-deaths/

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