Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology
17 authors, one of whom is at Harvard Medical School
a few posts down, we had
not specific to medicine
Beware those scientific studies -- most are wrong, researcher warns
sample size seems to be the issueIf you want to prove a particular theory, I'm guessing you can just take a small sample size and keep rerunning the experiment until you find a cohort that proves itBecause when studies are replicated, they rarely come up with the same results. Only a third of the 100 studies published in three top psychology journals could be successfully replicated in a large 2015 test.
Medicine, epidemiology, population science and nutritional studies fare no better, Ioannidis said, when attempts are made to replicate them.