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Ringing in the New Year the NIH way.

NIH director Francis Collins, in an interview with C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers” program, said that the agency would issue a “Proposed Rule” in January or February that will seek to prevent pharmaceutical companies from ghostwriting studies for researchers and require drug makers and other medical companies to disclose financial relationships with NIH-funded scientists and institutions via publicly accessible websites. […]

“Fake papers news” continue to surface.

We here at Chiro.org take great pride in providing current, updated and accurate information for chiropractors. In this the latest of my posts about fake journal articles being uncovered, I provide further evidence that what you see, not only on the web but also in “scientific” journals, my not be all it is presented to […]

One Was Not Enough?

The “Scientist” magazine blog posted a follow up on a report last week of a division of a ‘fake journal’. Yesterday a follow up post was made stating that the reported journal was not the only one of its type, which bore the imprint of Elsevier’s Excerpta Medica. The follow up post reported there were […]

Elsevier Published Apparently Fake Journal for Merck

The Australasian Journal of Bone and Joint Medicine has been reported as nothing more than an advertising and marketing tool for Fosamax and Vioxx. […]

The Problem with Placebos

Chiro.Org Blog: Numerous clinical trials that explored the effect of spinal adjusting (or manipulation, aka SMT) on various conditions have concluded that adjusting had no effect, because SMT and the placebo (or “sham” adjustment) had similar beneficial results. What these studies failed to emphasize was that the sham manipulation and the specific adjustment both demonstrated clinical benefits, compared with no care or standard medical management. […]