Fraudulent/Poor Designed Research
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Some people seem to feel persons doing research at the university level is above scrutiny, and therefore this is not a source of fraud. Unfortunately this is not a correct assumption.
There is pressure within the scientific community to produce results, and as well, entrepreneurs who want to use the endorsement of a researcher to sell products can take advantage of people within the scientific community.
The “Research as Marketing” concept is out there, and it is important that this kind of marketing be exposed for what it is – often just plain old hype!
By far the most thorough site for describing what requirements are there federally within the U.S. and Canada is the CIRCARE site in the U.S.
One particular example of where out of context research has taken place occurred in Alberta in the late 1990’s involving elk antler and the University of Alberta, and the Edmonton Police Force
Fraudulent / Poorly Designed Scientific Research Stories
Research Being Abused To Sell Product - Latest Canadian Health Fraud
Research at Canadian universities is being abused to sell miracle health products...
May 04, 2003
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