Do you think science is bullshit free?

As a species we are rather good at bullshitting! In the Observer, 18th July 2021, there was an interview on this subject with the cognitive scientist Martin Turpin: It would … Continue reading Do you think science is bullshit free?

Tackling overprescribing

This Editorial features in the current BMJ. It is worth reading in full. It begins with this headline: ‘LONG OVERDUE WITH A LOT TO DO” In the previous post I … Continue reading Tackling overprescribing

Mapping conflict of interests

The following original research, which maps conflicts of interest, has been published in the current BMJ. It reveals that industry is FLOURISHING in the ‘healthcare ecosystem’ and concludes that: “Policies … Continue reading Mapping conflict of interests

‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

This perspective, by Alexander Brown, was printed in the Scotsman, 2nd August 2021. The following paragraphs stood out for me [given that I have long had serious concerns about the … Continue reading ‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’