Category: Journal practices


Problems behind chocolate study “fooling millions” run much deeper than just a prank/spoof/sting

4 5/21/2015

Responding to parts 2-3 of New England Journal of Medicine’s series on pharma-MD relations


Continued problems with inconsistent & adjacent news releases from BMJ

6 5/14/2015

Criticism of NEJM’s defense of industry-physician relations


BMJ back on bad track with its news releases: now gout & Alzheimer’s

6 3/3/2015

A tale of two observational studies – peanuts, coffee, heart health – and how the journals & some journalists handled them differently

1 2/13/2015

Who funded the research? It’s always an important question.


Edgar Allen Poe, Vincent Price, and Dr. Richard Lehman’s journal review blog


Exaggeration in health science news releases – and what we’re going to do about it


Evaluating evidence in media messages about breast cancer