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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Three new studies–one,, a pharmaco-genetic study, is groundbreaking–confirm that widely prescribed psychotropic drugs that pose serious risks of harm, offer no therapeutic benefit.

 

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New York Times reporter Gina Kolata, broadcasts medical hype on the front page of the paper much the way Judith Miller broadcast hype fed to her by Ahmed Chalabi and the Iraq war lobby.[1]

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"The Alliance for Human Research Protection, which is often critical of industry-academic ties, made the requests in a letter it sent Wednesday to the AMA and the journal, also known as JAMA."

 

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        March 27, 2009 AMA REQUESTS JOURNAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE REVIEW Statement attributable to: Joseph M. Heyman, M.D. AMA Board Chair   "The American Medical Association is owner and publisher of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and its specialty Archives journals. While we are ultimately responsible for these publications,…

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AHRP has sent a letter of complaint to the American Medical Association and the JAMA Oversight Committee calling for a public apology to Dr. Jonathan Leo by the AMA, a thorough investigation, the immediate suspension of the two editors involved, and a commitment to reviewing, clarifying and publishing JAMA’s editorial policies to protect against future violations of standards for professional conduct

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