Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy

It’s a waste of tax money. It’s scientifically unsound. It’s driven by conflicting interests. It’s being conducted by incompetent investigators. It is biased, methodologically flawed and ethically compromised. It is the biggest and most disgraceful boondoggle in the recent history of clinical research. Yet the government, through the NIH, continues to fund it.

Read the updates here, here, here and here. Then explain to me how anyone could possibly think the United States Government, under the rubric of “comparative effectiveness research,” would be a reliable steward of our research dollars.

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