Month: August 2009

Something for sceptics to get their teeth into.

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…

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…

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…