In some media interviews, though, he was less guarded. On the ABC television program “Nightline,” Dr. Nissen predicted that the deaths caused by Avandia could “dwarf” the carnage of Sept. 11, 2001.
Wait a minute. Not even his own meta-analysis showed a statistically significant increase in death. Dr. Nissen, you’re feeding the media hype. This issue needs objective scientific discussion, not demagoguery.