Cluster failure: Why fMRI inferences for spatial extent have inflated false-positive rates, by Swedish neuroscientists Anders Eklund, Tom Nichols, and Hans Knutsson, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016) reveals the discovery of a major flaw in the software used by neuroscientists in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies. The software…

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A battle is in full swing between scientists demanding access to clinical trial data from published reports; journal gatekeepers protect the interests of sponsors — commercial companies, academic institutions and government agencies. In numerous legal procedures, the claimed clinical trial results in published scientific reports have been shown to be false, resulting in doctors prescribing…

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Public health policies encourage the misuse of public funds for expensive, harm-producing psychotropic drugs. Government agencies are funding the abuse of America’s children in foster care who are subjected to assaultive prescription orders by psychiatrists. These drugs and prescribed combination of these drugs are seriously undermining children’s mental and physical health. A sensational 5-part series…

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Meryl Nass, MD

Whereas government agencies in Canada, Australia European countries set limits on the cost of prescription drugs, in the United States, thanks to a laissez faire government pass, pharmaceutical companies are encouraged to set prescription drug prices however high they wish without any limits. This is an unsustainable public policy. (Read more at Health Affairs.org) An…

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Beware the month of August – when Congress and many citizens are vacationing! Government bureaucrats favor August to issue announcements about radical medical research policy changes, for which taxpayer money is sought. They do so, to avoid public controversy about public funding of radical experimentation…

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