PLOS One has bought into discredited arguments about patient consent forms not allowing sharing of anonymized data. PLOS One is no longer at the vanguard of open science through routine data sharing.
Science Media Centre concedes negative reaction from scientific community to coverage of Esther Crawley’s SMILE trial.
“It was the criticism from within the scientific community that we had not anticipated.”
[October 3 8:23 AM Update: I have now inserted Article 21 of the Declaration of Helsinki below, which is particularly relevant to discussions of the ethical problems of Dr. Esther Crawley’s previous SMILE trial.] Petitions are calling for shutting down the MAGENTA trial. Those who organized the effort and signed the petition are commendably brave, … Continue reading "Before you enroll your child in the MAGENTA chronic fatigue syndrome study: Issues to be considered"