Instances of Fraud



Misconduct in Bone Health Studies

Fraud by bone researcher takes down two meta-analyses, a clinical trial, and review (Retraction Watch, April 18, 2017)

Fraudulent data unveiled in 33 research publications authored by Japanese scientist (MIMS, November 17, 2016)

Evidence of Fraud Discovered in 33 Medical Studies (Patch, November 11, 2016)

Analysis Shows Unreliable Results in Osteoporosis Studies (MedPage Today, November 10, 2016)

Study Puts Big Question Mark On Bone Health Researches, Suggests Fraud (Mynahcare, November 10, 2016)

Study Suggests Probable Scientific Misconduct in Bone Health Studies (Bioscience Technology, November 10, 2016)

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. D., & Grey, A. (2016). Systematic review and statistical analysis of the integrity of 33 randomized controlled trials. Neurology, 87(23), 2391-2402.

Yan, J., MacDonald, A., Baisi, L. P., Evaniew, N., Bhandari, M., & Ghert, M. (2016). Retractions in orthopaedic research. Bone and Joint Research, 5(6), 263-268.

Women’s College researcher ‘manipulated’ study results: hospital president (, October 26, 2015)

How A Bone Disease Grew To Fit The Prescription (NPR, December 21, 2009)

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