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'governments,researchers,Drs may have vested interests in continuing activities (breast screening)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Esther12, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Just saw Wessely's wife tweet about this BMJ article that found no benefits for breast screening.

    https://twitter.com/clarercgp/status/434681217934716928

    (I thought that sort of thing was hurtful and harassing, conspiratorial accusations?.. Although also, obviously true.)

    The BMJ article is currently open access, but they often go behind the paywall after a while.


    http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g366

    From a rapid response:

    http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g366/rr/686736

    Also, this rapid response:

    http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g366/rr/686749

    No idea where I stand on it, but always good to see an honest discussion, without the pretence that everyone's intentions are good.
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2014
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