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Junk study: Pfizer-Funded Study Falsely Claims Fish Oil Useless

Heidi Stevenson
Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00 CDT

A study claiming that fish oil provides no benefit in heart disease is being hyped as the final word on the issue. But is it? No, it is not. In fact, the study is absurdly blatant pseudo science, with two errors so glaring it's hard to believe they were made. Why do the researchers do it? Why do they care so little about the truth and your health?

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine purports to show that fish oil provides no benefit whatsoever in prevention of heart disease.[1] At first glance, it would appear to be true. The study is, after all, double blind and placebo controlled, not to mention having a significant number of participants. But is it for real, or is there some sleight of hand at work?

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There's one initial clue that should give pause. The study's endpoints had to be changed. That's always a bad sign. In fact, it breaks the rules of good research. But, they had to do it because they found that their study participants weren't dying as fast as they'd anticipated.

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Double Standard

If I got it right, it's illegal to say what GOOD herbs and natural foods can do for you.....

But apparently it's not illegal to make false claims about what's NOT good for you?

Blur the lines long enough and people won't know what to think. See where it's going? The only one's allowed to speak are the know-it-all's who've done all the "properly-funded-tests?"


In 1984 they said they intend to rub out definitions and blur the language. Well they're doin it.

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

I despise the abuse of science

which has come about since it has been funded by the corpro-state.

Localism is for people who can still sleep at night even though somebody they don't know in a city they have never been is doing things differently. ("Localism, A Philosophy of Government" on Amazon for Kindle or Barnes and Noble ebook websites)