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Evidence-based medicine – a criticism

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Posted 30 June 2013

CamCheck is devoted mainly to the shortcomings of CAMs. Some readers incorrectly jump to the conclusion that we therefore support Big Pharma or ‘orthodox’ medicine. Not true: we argue for the requirement for good evidence in support of any therapeutic modality. We simply focus on CAMS, other websites focus on other modalities.

We have also known for a long time how Big Pharma (where there is far more evidence in support of claims), may in fact be using edited, fabricated or poorly assessed research/studies. In the article below, published in the South African Medical Journal, Prof Dave Muckart describes beautifully how scientific evidence can be abused.  

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