Don van Ravenzwaaij: why is it that some non-working drugs are introduced to the market?
Why is it that some non-working drugs are introduced to the market?
We have emerged from a dark period in which the results of much published research in various fields of science were presented in a more rosy light than was justified on the basis of the available data. This was to a large extent - with the best of intentions - caused by statistical ignorance on the part of researchers. That ignorance could have serious consequences, however.
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