Month: December 2014

This story was legally stealed from the website of ProPublica http://www.propublica.org/about/steal-our-stories Read the original story on the following URL: http://www.propublica.org/article/dollars-for-docs-the-top-earners/ —- Only one comment about this story Board Certification (11 out of the 22 Top earners): American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Dollars for Docs: The Top Earners by Hanna Trudo and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica,…

“Incorrect statements by Novo Nordisk” ―Peter C. Gøtzsche| cc @FedeMedicaC @ENDOCRINO_COL

Moses Alan. Novo Nordisk replies to BMJ investigation on incretins and pancreatic damage. BMJ 2013; 347:f4386. 10.1136/bmj.f4386  Re: Novo Nordisk replies to BMJ investigation on incretins and pancreatic damage. http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f4386/rr/657934 Peter C Gøtzsche Professor Nordic Cochrane Centre Copenhagen 16 August 2013 “Incorrect statements by Novo Nordisk Alan Moses, global chief medical officer at Novo Nordisk, states that…

This story was legally stealed from the website of ProPublica http://www.propublica.org/about/steal-our-stories Read the original story on the following URL: http://www.propublica.org/article/medical-schools-policies-on-faculty-and-drug-company-speaking-circuit/ —- The only addition to this story is the featured photo: “2006 Quarter Proof” by United States Mint – United States Mint. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2006_Quarter_Proof.png#mediaviewer/File:2006_Quarter_Proof.png   Med Schools Flunk…

“Continuamos manteniendo registro de las consecuencias que tiene el robo de la EPSs” –@FedemedicaC

“Continuamos manteniendo registro de las consecuencias que tiene el robo de la EPSs: Tres IPSs cierran en Armenia en lo que va de este mes, como forma para presionar el pago de multimillonaria deuda que las EPSs SaludVida, Caprecom y CafeSalud tienen. Desde hace más de un año llevan esperando la mencionada compensación y, sin…

All is meaningless

Originally posted on Karen Wilson_ Awaken:
Nothing has meaning except the one we choose to give. All is perception, all is reaction. Everything is just the way it is We are the ones putting a meaning on it Either good or bad It is neither really But it takes on the definition we chose to…

“Patternicity: Finding Meaningful Patterns in Meaningless Noise” –@sciam

“Traditionally, scientists have treated patternicity as an error in cognition. A type I error, or a false positive, is believing something is real when it is not (finding a nonexistent pattern). A type II error, or a false negative, is not believing something is real when it is (not recognizing a real pattern—call it “apat­ternicity”).…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,900 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many…