Instead of being relegated to the scrap heap of junk science history – where it belongs – the terrible Bangladesh Mask Study has just been published in Science. To unsuspecting readers, this suggests the study was a quality endeavour able to pass one of the world’s most demanding peer-review processes. In this article, I explain why nothing could be further from the truth.
Given the contrarian nature of much of my content, I don’t expect everyone to like me or my work. However, using half-truths, outright lies and personal attacks to discredit me or anyone else with the temerity to go against the grain is not cool. Today, I sink my teeth into the two 1-star reviews of The Great Cholesterol Con that appear on Amazon.com.