Over the last few years the Science Council has established itself as a leading voice for the professional practice of science, independent of discipline. It’s not a conspiracy story about how everything we’ve been told is actually wrong, nor is it a critique of existing ideas about eating behavior and obesity- although I do correct some misconceptions along the way. They became willing to work with one of the players in an effort to shun and discriminate against the other two, and thereby get more than their fair share of money and attention. The Duchenne’s treatment made by Sarepta (eteplirsen) has been in the news this week, as a troubling example of the FDA lowering its bar for approval of new medicines. Headlines and summaries of relevant news stories and videos, as well as links to topic-specific RSS feeds and email newsletters, are provided on each topic page.
A registered nurse in San Antonio was fired when she voiced concerns about unsafe staffing at a dialysis center. With freewheeling summer months behind children and school and organized sports just ahead, new research offers some sobering news about the potential for long-term cost when a child’s brain is hurt. But the good news is that Flatiron Books is using this time to do a great job of copyediting, interior design, cover design, and marketing, to make sure this book is as good as it can be, and gets into as many hands as possible.
And each new generation is largely unaware that these alternative beliefs are not grounded in science and have failed to hold up in clinical research time and again. Primarily a press office, the Science Media Centre works closely with press officers from universities, industry, research funders and leading science and engineering institutions. Having witnessed so much commitment, energy and impact, I am proud to be involved with Sense about Science. Help us transform lives through the power of science and science education—inside the Museum, in our schools and beyond—with your support of MSI. Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman arrived at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in the middle of the night, ready to get her hands on Scott Kelly’s blood.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) actually put Gonzales’ pancreatic proteolytic enzyme treatment to the test in a clinical trial begun in November, 1999 at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University in New York.
I have updated the links on the right side of this blog to provide you with alternative information sources and tools to help you critically examine the studies and news reports we encounter everyday. Web of Science provides you access to the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research connected through linked content citation metrics from multiple sources within a single interface. Sadly, it’s hard for people to differentiate fear-based marketing from science and to see how the effects of nocebo and placebo have influenced what they’ve come to believe is food that is healthy and unhealthy for them. I’ve been told to display the news that Mr. Miliband has accused David Cameron of smears” over Co-op.