Monthly Archives: August 2009

Something for sceptics to get their teeth into.

August 13, 2009
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September 1, 2009, New York Times. Does Ibuprofen Help or Hurt During Exercise? By Gretchen Reynolds Several years ago, David Nieman set out to study racers at the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile test of human stamina held annually in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. The race directors had asked Nieman, a...

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Business as usual; declares General Chiropractic Council chairman Peter Dixon as he rearranges the deckchairs.

August 2, 2009
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Business as usual; declares General Chiropractic Council chairman Peter Dixon as he rearranges the deckchairs.

  Surely in most companies if a “serious” complaint had been made about the chairman of a company he would step down pending the completion of the investigation. The chairman would most definitely not be saying “we will investigate every complaint” Many complaints have been made about GCC management and to my knowledge nobody...

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Medical Papers by Ghostwriters Pushed Therapy (What a surprise)

August 1, 2009
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Medical Papers by Ghostwriters Pushed Therapy (What a surprise)

Technorati Tags: evidence based medicine,Ghost writers,New York Times. evidence based medicine,Ghost writers,New York Times. By NATASHA SINGER Ney York Times Published: August 4, 2009 Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26 scientific papers backing the use of hormone replacement therapy in women,...

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