Archive for February, 2009

PLos debates professional writers

Call for transparency when using professional medical writers


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“Bad scientists”, MMR, LBC and Ben Goldacre

Nutshell of the whole MMR, LBC radio and saga for anyone not yet aware…

Continue Reading February 11, 2009 at 5:40 pm Leave a comment

A look at (free) medical and scientific search tools

A review of free-to-use general, medical and scientific search engines for searching peer-reviewed literature, books, conference information, images, and general information on the Internet

Continue Reading February 6, 2009 at 8:58 pm 4 comments

Is peer review the enemy of creativity?

A Nobel laureat’s view of peer-review

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UPDATED: Hot off the press from the Royal College of Physicians

Attempt at decoding the RCP press release

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Tips to promote quality in healthcare reporting

Overview of people and organisations concerned about the quality of healthcare/science reporting, and including tips and resources for improving reporting of scientific and clinical studies

Continue Reading February 4, 2009 at 3:22 pm 2 comments



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