Ben Goldacre: What doctors don’t know about the drugs they prescribe

Torbjörn Sassersson är grundare av NewsVoice som startade 2011. Torbjörn har arbetat inom media sedan 1995. Han har en fil kand (1992) inom miljövård från Stockholms Universitet. Stöd hans arbete genom en direktdonation via Paypal.
publicerad 28 september 2012
- Torbjörn Sassersson
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Ben Goldacre talks about how pseudoscientific “evidence” is used by scaremongering journalists, dubious government reports, bad pharmaceutical corporations, PR companies and quacks.

When a new drug gets tested, the results of the trials should be published for the rest of the medical world — except much of the time, negative or inconclusive findings go unreported, leaving doctors and researchers in the dark. In this impassioned talk, Ben Goldacre explains why these unreported instances of negative data are especially misleading and dangerous.

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