Bad Science

Author: Ben Goldacre
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007283199
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Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.

Bad Pharma

Author: Ben Goldacre
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0865478066
Size: 38.74 MB
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Argues that doctors are deliberately misinformed by profit-seeking pharmaceutical companies that casually withhold information about drug efficacy and side effects, explaining the process of pharmaceutical data manipulation and its global ...

Top Secret What 100 Brave Critics Say About Bad Science

Author: Jonathan Carter
Publisher: Lennex
ISBN: 9785517262240
Size: 55.67 MB
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks.

Voodoo Science

Author: Robert L. Park
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198604433
Size: 15.84 MB
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Touching on everything from Deepak Chopra's "quantum alternative to growing old" and "free energy" machines to unwarranted hype surrounding the International Space Station, Robert L. Park leads us through the dim back alleys of fringe ...

The Cure For Everything

Author: Timothy Caulfield
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807022063
Size: 32.86 MB
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In The Cure for Everything, health policy expert and fitness enthusiast Timothy Caulfield wades through the tides of health crazes, misleading data, and well-meaning gurus in a quest to sort out real, reliable health advice.

Lies Damned Lies And Science

Author: Sherry Seethaler
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780137008872
Size: 79.41 MB
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“Comprehensive, readable, and replete with current, useful examples, this book provides a much-needed explanation of how to be a critical consumer of the scientific claims we encounter in our everyday lives.” —April Cordero Maskiewicz ...

Bad Science

Author: Linda Zimmermann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780979900242
Size: 53.82 MB
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Winner of the 2011 Silver Medal for Humor in the Independent Publishers Awards! "Bad Science" takes a humorous look at bloodletting, alchemy, quack devices, the worship of meteorites, faked data, and secret testing on people.

Testing Treatments

Author: Imogen Evans
Publisher: Pinter & Martin Publishers
ISBN: 1905177488
Size: 57.96 MB
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This work provides a thought-provoking account of how medical treatments can be tested with unbiased or 'fair' trials and explains how patients can work with doctors to achieve this vital goal.

Statistics Done Wrong

Author: Alex Reinhart
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276206
Size: 49.14 MB
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Statistics Done Wrong describes how researchers often go wrong and teaches you the best practices for avoiding their mistakes.