Time to assume that health research is fraudulent until proven otherwise?

Source: Hacker News

Article note: This is ugly funding incentives above and beyond the usual story of perverse incentives ruining science. A bullshitter can emit more, fancier sounding bullshit than a good actor can ever hope to match, and challenging bullshit is difficult (time consuming, unrewarded, and actively politically opposed). Plus, bullshitting that benefits commercial actors attracts money, which also advances careers. So the bullshitters become entrenched, and the standards become calibrated to their bullshit, locking out anyone who isn't complicit, and challenging bullshit gets even harder via mass complicitcy, and ... now you broke science.
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