October 21st, 2014
The “scientific” paper that helped ignite the green coffee bean diet craze has been retracted. The details of the retraction and the full background of the story were fully reported by Ivan Oransky on Retraction Watch. The paper, published in Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, purported to report the substantial weight loss findings of a randomized, […]
February 10th, 2014
John Henry Noble, Jr., offers his perspective on the issues raised by Richard Smith’s blog post “Should Scientific Fraud Be a Criminal Offence?”, which appeared in the BMJ in December 2013.
August 20th, 2013
Is the road to fraud-free research paved with publicly accessible raw data?
November 12th, 2012
Nine Italian cardiologists have been arrested as part of a broad investigation into serious medical misconduct at Modena Hospital, according to multiple reports in the Italian media. The investigation encompasses at least 67 other individuals and a dozen medical equipment companies, including 6 foreign companies. The charges include conspiracy, fraud, embezzlement, bribery, forgery, and performing […]