badscienceblogs http://www.badscienceblogs.net Aggregating the best of the blogs on science and pseudoscience Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:12:40 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.6.1 en Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: a review http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6567 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6567#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:12:40 +0000 David Colquhoun http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6567 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17393 #StopCombatingMe: A New PSA from ASAN http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/16/stopcombatingme-a-new-psa-from-asan/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/16/stopcombatingme-a-new-psa-from-asan/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:21:18 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13229 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17391 Jenny McCarthy tries to position herself as in the “grey area” on vaccines http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/16/jenny-mccarthy-tries-to-position-herself-as-in-the-grey-area-on-vaccines/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/16/jenny-mccarthy-tries-to-position-herself-as-in-the-grey-area-on-vaccines/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:11:25 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13224 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17392 IACC Issues Statement Regarding Implications of Changes in the Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/07/iacc-issues-statement-regarding-implications-of-changes-in-the-diagnostic-criteria-for-autism-spectrum-disorder/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/07/iacc-issues-statement-regarding-implications-of-changes-in-the-diagnostic-criteria-for-autism-spectrum-disorder/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:00:22 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13209 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17390 Guardian Publishes Article On Vitamin Pills Written By Vitamin Pill Salesman http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/guardian-publishes-article-on-vitamin-pills-written-by-vitamin-pill-salesman/ http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/guardian-publishes-article-on-vitamin-pills-written-by-vitamin-pill-salesman/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:52 +0000 jdc325 http://jdc325.wordpress.com/?p=4696 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17389 Presidential Proclamation — World Autism Awareness Day, 2014 http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/06/presidential-proclamation-world-autism-awareness-day-2014/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/06/presidential-proclamation-world-autism-awareness-day-2014/#comments Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:11:55 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13205 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17388 IACC Meeting this Tuesday http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/06/iacc-meeting-this-tuesday/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/04/06/iacc-meeting-this-tuesday/#comments Sun, 06 Apr 2014 03:47:39 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13202 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17387 Crazy Hypothesis Amnesty http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/crazy-hypothesis-amnesty/ http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/crazy-hypothesis-amnesty/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:43:44 +0000 jdc325 http://jdc325.wordpress.com/?p=4691 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17386 Weird Cold Symptoms ? Is It Just Me? http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/weird-cold-symptoms-is-it-just-me/ http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/weird-cold-symptoms-is-it-just-me/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:47:51 +0000 jdc325 http://jdc325.wordpress.com/?p=4688 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17385 WDDTY: Dr Verkerk, Evil Big Pharma, and Supplements http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/wddty-dr-verkerk-evil-big-pharma-and-supplements/ http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/wddty-dr-verkerk-evil-big-pharma-and-supplements/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:54:22 +0000 jdc325 http://jdc325.wordpress.com/?p=4680 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17384 On the hazards of significance testing. Part 2: the false discovery rate, or how not to make a fool of yourself with P values http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6518 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6518#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:22:13 +0000 David Colquhoun http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6518 P = 0.047, you will be wrong at least 30% of the time, and up to 80% of the time is the experiment is small.]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17383 Bad Environmental Science http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/bad-environmental-science/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/bad-environmental-science/#comments Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:41:11 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=931 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17382 Yep, measles is still a killing disease http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/21/yep-measles-is-still-a-killing-disease/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/21/yep-measles-is-still-a-killing-disease/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:49:27 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13192 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17381 Statins have no side effects? What our study really found, its fixable flaws, and why trials transparency matters (again). http://www.badscience.net/2014/03/statins-have-no-side-effects-what-our-study-really-found-its-fixable-flaws-and-why-trials-transparency-matters-again/ http://www.badscience.net/2014/03/statins-have-no-side-effects-what-our-study-really-found-its-fixable-flaws-and-why-trials-transparency-matters-again/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:38:02 +0000 Ben Goldacre http://www.badscience.net/?p=3129 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17378 Meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/11/meeting-of-the-interagency-autism-coordinating-committee/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/11/meeting-of-the-interagency-autism-coordinating-committee/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:11:39 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13189 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17377 On the hazards of significance testing. Part 1: the screening problem http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6473 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6473#comments Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:35:39 +0000 David Colquhoun http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6473 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17375 Autism an inside job: a webinar by 9/11 truthers and some names you might recognize. http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/08/autism-an-inside-job-a-webinar-by-911-truthers-and-some-names-you-might-recognize/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/08/autism-an-inside-job-a-webinar-by-911-truthers-and-some-names-you-might-recognize/#comments Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:37:41 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13175 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17374 More Canary Party financial documents http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/02/more-canary-party-financial-documents/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/02/more-canary-party-financial-documents/#comments Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:46:07 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13164 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17373 A cause célèbre for those claiming vaccines cause autism http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/01/a-cause-celebre-for-those-claiming-vaccines-cause-autism/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/03/01/a-cause-celebre-for-those-claiming-vaccines-cause-autism/#comments Sat, 01 Mar 2014 16:53:56 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13154 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17372 WHO TCM Strategy http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/who-tcm-strategy/ http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/who-tcm-strategy/#comments Thu, 27 Feb 2014 02:27:53 +0000 jdc325 http://jdc325.wordpress.com/?p=4671 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17371 The Myth of Big Pharma http://majikthyse.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/the-myth-of-big-pharma/ http://majikthyse.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/the-myth-of-big-pharma/#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:41:39 +0000 majikthyse http://majikthyse.wordpress.com/?p=430 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17370 Did an Earthquake Create the Turin Shroud? http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/did-an-earthquake-create-the-turin-shroud/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/did-an-earthquake-create-the-turin-shroud/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:47:56 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=928 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17369 Some pharmacological history: an exam from 1959 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6420 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6420#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:52:13 +0000 David Colquhoun http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6420 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17368 La Trobe University (Melbourne) takes money to promote quackery http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6434 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6434#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:06:17 +0000 David Colquhoun http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6434 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17367 Charities, Evidence and Vulnerable Minors http://majikthyse.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/charities-evidence-and-vulnerable-minors/ http://majikthyse.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/charities-evidence-and-vulnerable-minors/#comments Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:23:00 +0000 majikthyse http://majikthyse.wordpress.com/?p=425 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17366 The Not So Clear Cut Link Between Mouthwashing and Heart Attacks http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/the-not-so-clear-cut-link-between-mouthwashing-and-heart-attacks/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/the-not-so-clear-cut-link-between-mouthwashing-and-heart-attacks/#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:46:20 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=924 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17365 Comment on “Potential Impact of DSM-5 Criteria on Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Estimates” http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/25/comment-on-potential-impact-of-dsm-5-criteria-on-autism-spectrum-disorder-prevalence-estimates/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/25/comment-on-potential-impact-of-dsm-5-criteria-on-autism-spectrum-disorder-prevalence-estimates/#comments Sat, 25 Jan 2014 07:05:20 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13149 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17362 Comment on: Wrong About Vaccine Safety: A Review of Andrew Wakefield’s “Callous Disregard” http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/23/comment-on-wrong-about-vaccine-safety-a-review-of-andrew-wakefields-callous-disregard/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/23/comment-on-wrong-about-vaccine-safety-a-review-of-andrew-wakefields-callous-disregard/#comments Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:06:56 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13146 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17360 A vaccinated vs. unvaccinated study and, guess what, vaccinated kids do better on tests http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/22/a-vaccinated-vs-unvaccinated-study-and-guess-what-vaccinated-kids-do-better-on-tests/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/22/a-vaccinated-vs-unvaccinated-study-and-guess-what-vaccinated-kids-do-better-on-tests/#comments Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:49:45 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13139 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17356 Mayer Eisenstein files for bankruptcy…again http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/22/mayer-eisenstein-files-for-bankruptcyagain/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/22/mayer-eisenstein-files-for-bankruptcyagain/#comments Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:43:51 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13091 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17357 Blue Monday is churnalism. Again. http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/blue-monday-is-churnalism-heres-me-shouting-about-it-at-npr-on-the-media/ http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/blue-monday-is-churnalism-heres-me-shouting-about-it-at-npr-on-the-media/#comments Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:38:45 +0000 Ben Goldacre http://www.badscience.net/?p=3118 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17354 Can we just drop “tsunami” from the autism discussion? http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/20/can-we-just-drop-tsunami-from-the-autism-discussion/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/20/can-we-just-drop-tsunami-from-the-autism-discussion/#comments Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:12:10 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13137 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17353 Jenny’s McCarthy’s vaccine narrative called into question http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/16/jennys-mccarthys-vaccine-narrative-called-into-question/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/16/jennys-mccarthys-vaccine-narrative-called-into-question/#comments Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:01:19 +0000 autismne http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13132 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17352 Why you should ignore altmetrics and other bibliometric nightmares http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6369 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6369#comments Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:04:02 +0000 David Colquhoun http://www.dcscience.net/?p=6369 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17351 An Aspirin Article From WDDTY http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/aspirin-wddty/ http://jdc325.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/aspirin-wddty/#comments Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:25:05 +0000 jdc325 http://jdc325.wordpress.com/?p=4661 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17350 My BMJ editorial: we need routine audit of missing clinical trials http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/my-bmj-editorial-we-need-routine-audit-of-missing-clinical-trials/ http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/my-bmj-editorial-we-need-routine-audit-of-missing-clinical-trials/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:44:37 +0000 Ben Goldacre http://www.badscience.net/?p=3110 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17348 The Science Behind the DNA Weight Loss Diet http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/the-science-behind-the-dna-weight-loss-diet/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/the-science-behind-the-dna-weight-loss-diet/#comments Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:32:38 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=922 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17344 Celebrities and seizures: Evan’s grandmother speaks out http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/12/celebrities-and-seizures-evans-grandmother-speaks-out/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/12/celebrities-and-seizures-evans-grandmother-speaks-out/#comments Sun, 12 Jan 2014 18:23:53 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13120 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17343 DNA-Tailored Diets? I Don?t Think So! http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/08/dna-tailored-diets/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/08/dna-tailored-diets/#comments Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:35:27 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=917 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17342 Strange Attempt to Link Bad Science to a Suicide http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/strange-attempt-to-link-bad-science-to-a-suicide/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/strange-attempt-to-link-bad-science-to-a-suicide/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:30:18 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=911 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17341 Jenny McCarthy, autism families are not your shield http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/07/jenny-mccarthy-autism-families-are-not-your-shield/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/07/jenny-mccarthy-autism-families-are-not-your-shield/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 05:03:18 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13117 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17340 I wrote this in the Guardian: denialism over clinical trial results being withheld http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/denialism-over-clinical-trial-results-being-withheld/ http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/denialism-over-clinical-trial-results-being-withheld/#comments Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:01:52 +0000 Ben Goldacre http://www.badscience.net/?p=3104 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17338 Jenny McCarthy setting the record straight…when it suits her http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/06/jenny-mccarthy-setting-the-record-straight-when-it-suits-her/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2014/01/06/jenny-mccarthy-setting-the-record-straight-when-it-suits-her/#comments Mon, 06 Jan 2014 04:25:37 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13007 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17337 Public Accounts Committee issues damning report on clinical trial results being withheld http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/damning-report-from-the-public-accounts-committee-on-clinical-trial-results-being-withheld/ http://www.badscience.net/2014/01/damning-report-from-the-public-accounts-committee-on-clinical-trial-results-being-withheld/#comments Fri, 03 Jan 2014 17:49:16 +0000 Ben Goldacre http://www.badscience.net/?p=3092 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17333 2013 in review http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/2013-in-review/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/2013-in-review/#comments Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:26:54 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=908 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17331 A Sixth Year of Steam http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/a-sixth-year-of-steam/ http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/a-sixth-year-of-steam/#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:33:48 +0000 jaycueaitch http://jaycueaitch.wordpress.com/?p=902 ]]> http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17330 Science is harmed by hype. How to live for 969 years. http://www.dcscience.net/?p=156 http://www.dcscience.net/?p=156#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 01:00:00 +0000 David Colquhoun http://dcscience.net/?p=156 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17332 Embryo screening to reduce autism risk: it’s not in the future. It’s now http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2013/12/28/embryo-screening-to-reduce-autism-risk-its-not-in-the-future-its-now/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2013/12/28/embryo-screening-to-reduce-autism-risk-its-not-in-the-future-its-now/#comments Sat, 28 Dec 2013 17:14:48 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13087 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17329 Details about the potentially “recovered” autistic kids in the National Survey of Children’s Health http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2013/12/27/details-about-the-potentially-recovered-autistic-kids-in-the-national-survey-of-childrens-health/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2013/12/27/details-about-the-potentially-recovered-autistic-kids-in-the-national-survey-of-childrens-health/#comments Fri, 27 Dec 2013 22:39:08 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13083 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17328 Is SSRI use during pregnancy an autism risk factor? http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2013/12/23/is-ssri-use-during-pregnancy-an-autism-risk-factor/ http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2013/12/23/is-ssri-use-during-pregnancy-an-autism-risk-factor/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 06:00:34 +0000 Sullivan (Matt Carey) http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/?p=13058 http://www.badscienceblogs.net/?feed=rss2&p=17327