Exposing fraud is no feel-good exercise but worth it for the sake of science

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Exposing fraud is no feel-good exercise but worth it for the sake of science

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Osteoporosis treatments were reported as positive, but have been unmasked as fraud

Virginia McMillan talks to one half of a team that shines light into dark corners of academia

The Japanese researchers led others to follow false leads, absorbed funding, and exposed patients to ineffective treatments  The death by su, Andrew Grey, Andrew Grey helps uncover fraud in medical publishing
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