Friday, October 5, 2012

Publication Bias, Fraud, and Other Systematic Lies in the Name of "Science"

"This is a disaster. We cannot know the true effects of the medicines that we prescribe if we do not have access to all of the information."

A misled doctor's TED Talk seems timely in light of the new study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (New York Times article link).

Here's Ben Goldacre's previous TED Talk ("intellectual S&M activity" lol ):

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