[extropy-chat] Are vaccinations useless?

Robin Hanson rhanson at gmu.edu
Tue Mar 21 04:43:39 UTC 2006

At 06:17 PM 3/20/2006, Hal Finney wrote:
>A couple of interesting points with regard to scientific/medical research
>and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in particular:
>Last year, a slashdot article was titled, "Study Shows One Third of All
>Studies Are Nonsense":
>It points to this JAMA article:

The current issue of Nature has this article:

Nature, Volume 440 Number 7082 p270

Drug trials: Stacking the deck

Studies of medical literature are confirming what 
many suspected ­ reporters of clinical trials do 
not always play straight. Jim Giles talks to those pushing for a fairer deal.

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