FDA and NIH let clinical trial sponsors keep results secret (illegally)

A very good overview of how little power (or incentive) the federal authorities have to ensure proper reporting of clinical trials results, considering their own trials/studies are some of the biggest violators. By law, all sponsored human research/trial has to be registered in the public database ClinicalTrials.gov and upon completion its results should also be … Read more FDA and NIH let clinical trial sponsors keep results secret (illegally)

A call for medical nihilism – to do nothing is also good medicine

To my greatest surprise, I stumbled upon yet another article in the Scientific American (SCIAM) that looked completely out of place in that publication. After all, SCIAM was (and continues to be) a bastion of official medicine and its articles often read more like drug company brochures than discussions on serious scientific matters. Yet, here … Read more A call for medical nihilism – to do nothing is also good medicine