Month: March 2015

Open Letter to the Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
“Sanity was statistical. It was merely a question of learning to think as they thought.” ― George Orwell, 1984  1. It is a disability. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) – d950 Political life and citizenship  “Engaging in the social, political and governmental life of a citizen,…

Galileo gambit, or Galileo fallacy — Via Rational Wiki | SCTS

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
“Sì perché l’autorità dell’opinione di mille nelle scienze non val per una scintilla di ragione di un solo, sì perché le presenti osservazioni spogliano d’autorità i decreti de’ passati scrittori, i quali se vedute l’avessero, avrebbono diversamente determinato. – For in the sciences the authority of thousands of…

Advice for the dissident scholar –By Brian Martin

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
“Dissident scholars can be attacked in various ways, including by denial of tenure, harassment, withdrawal of research grants, official reprimands, referral to psychiatrists, ostracism by colleagues, spreading of rumors, transfer to different locations or jobs, and dismissal. Inevitably, the justification for such attacks is poor performance or some…

Incretin mimetics: liraglutide (Victoza) unpublished studies (ClinicalTrials.gov, EudraCT, and UMIN) → 69%

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
  Background: “Novo Nordisk replies to BMJ investigation on incretins and pancreatic damage” – Re: let’s start this discussion again Unpublished & published liraglutide studies in humans – Completed before Jan 1, 2011 – – Unpublished (n=37): 68.5% – Published (n=17): 31.5% → 3.1 papers per published study record. 90% of the studies (35…