Schlagwort-Archive: Carr

New England Journal of Medicine Retractions

Retraction Watch says on Jan 30, 2020 that

Until yesterday the New England Journal of Medicine had retracted only 24 papers. Now that tally is 25.

While the retracted paper has been cited 190 times, here are inaccuracies in a NEJM paper that has been cited 1961 times. Full details are at PubPeer.

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Is it justified to speak of a “protective” effect just by a  negative association?

In addition to the problems with the math, I don’t get the point – farming should be leading to a generally reduced capacity for numerous pleiotropic cytokines?

There are even reports that LPS induces TH2 dependent senstization – exactly the opposite of what this paper wants us to believe with soem cryptic smoother run over a heterogenous population.