Conventional And Alternative Journals

September 28, 2009 at 4:24 pm (Alternative Medicine, Nutritionism, Referenciness, Supplements) (, , , )

While there are conventional journals that will publish research on alternative medicine, some researchers into alternative medicine seem to prefer to publish their research in alternative journals. Some time ago, I spotted something rather interesting when reading up on food supplement research. It involved two reviews – one published in a conventional journal, and one in an alternative journal. Here are the PDFs: Annals Internal Med EPO review and AltMed EPO review. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Paper That Never Was – A Citation

April 15, 2009 at 4:47 pm (Bad Science, Referenciness) (, )

I emailed one of several websites carrying a claim that Ulrich Abel had a paper published in the Lancet around 1991* on the subject of chemotherapy. They were good enough to reply to me and I discovered that the citation had come from a second source who was an advisor to the website. That advisor turned out to be, startlingly, Matthias Rath. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Paper That Never Was

April 13, 2009 at 8:53 pm (Bad Science, Referenciness) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Several sites cite a paper they claim was published in the Lancet in, variously, 1989, 1990, or 1991. All agree that the paper was written by Ulrich Abel and published in the Lancet. Read the rest of this entry »

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