Remember that paper suggesting microbial products can ease #autism? After the swift backlash came news of a possible statistical error. has the story for : cc:
Post-publication reviews of work that people instantly distrust are increasingly becoming news. This is an interesting development. Companies are always interested in 'badging' their work with the big 'OMG PEER REVIEWZOR' stamp...
Study of microbiome’s importance in autism triggers swift backlash
Study of microbiome’s importance in autism triggers swift backlash
Fundamental flaws of a recent high-profile paper claiming causal link between microbiomes & autism, in mice. explains, with help of . Sadly, fx of extensive media coverage of the study may linger.
“Given the fanfare accorded to this study, the evidence for its central claim is remarkably weak." Experts weigh in on a recent high-profile study that hinted at the microbiome's importance in #autism.
"... four of the team members have pending or approved patents related to the use of microbes or microbial molecules as treatments for autism and other conditions."