hmm game changers ……………. common sense in some cases but should always be promoted
John P. A. Ioannidis
(born August 21, 1965, in New York City) is a Professor of Health Research and Policy at Stanford School of Medicine, the University’s Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention and director of its Prevention Research Center, and co-director, along with Steven Goodman, of the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS). He was chairman at the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine as well as adjunct professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is best known for his research and published papers on scientific studies,
he studies the studies
in the 100 most-cited among all 20+ million authors publishing across science
particularly the 2005 paper
“Why Most Published Research Findings Are False”.
Ioannidis’s 2005 paper “Why Most Published Research Findings Are False” has been the most downloaded technical paper from the journal PLoS Medicine.
odd for our “evidence based medicine” era
(9) Seventy percent of
the money for clinical drug trials in the United States comes from industry rather than from
the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Studies sponsored by pharmaceutical companies were more likely to have outcomes favouring the sponsor’ odds ratio 4.05
essentially 70% of drug studies are infomercials
only in america?!?
or this http://i.imgur.com/dG1Gzhx.png
* ref 30 is now 32
must be one of those anti-vaccer labeled guys