My Letter To The BMJ Regarding Their Lax Editorial Approach To Bogus Therapy Paper

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By Brian Hughes in The Science Bit.

 

Here it is. I think it is pretty self-explanatory (nonetheless, I have added some additional context below the fold):

For context, my email is part of a now lengthy correspondence following an Open Letter to the BMJ arising from the correction of the ‘Lightning Process’ paper. I was one of several international scientists to co-sign the original letter, which called for the paper to be properly retracted. Afterwards, several individual signatories provided their personal perspectives as I have done above.

It is worth noting that I deliberately focused on the matter of confirmation bias, as it reflected a point that I felt would benefit from greater emphasis and about which I feel well qualified to comment.

 

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