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Podcast: Glyphosate, cancer and ‘corporate conspiracies’–“Regulatory capture” by anti-science activists in the Roundup controversy

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Our useful threat-detection instinct has been warped into a serious handicap as we attempt to evaluate risks to our health ...
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Podcast: Glyphosate, cancer and clickbait, Part 2: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat analyzes ‘flawed’ Roundup-cancer verdicts

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Does Bayer's weed killer Roundup (glyphosate) cause cancer? Three California juries have said yes, while a global consensus of experts ...
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Podcast: Glyphosate, cancer and clickbait: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat on how to spot junk science in the news

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A Google search for "glyphosate" returns 10,300,000 results—conflicting news stories, opinion articles and videos of varying accuracy. Some of these ...
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Viewpoint: Defending IARC’s designation of glyphosate as carcinogenic undermines evidence-based science

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The apologetics of the decision's defenders are becoming all too predictable ...
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Talking Biotech: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat debunks flawed glyphosate-cancer meta-analysis. Were the mistakes deliberate?

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A skeptical look at the latest glyphosate-cancer study reveals critical errors ...
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41% glyphosate-cancer increase claim under fire: Did authors of new meta-study deliberately manipulate data or just botch their analysis?

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Among other lapses, The Zhang paper does not mention the serious science and ethical questions raised pertaining to IARC’s assessment ...
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Blasting rodents with cell phone radiation increased cancer risk. Here’s why that means nothing for humans

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Last week the National Toxicology Program (NTP) issued an update on the results of the largest animal experiment to assess ...
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There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

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Several days ago I wrote a column about the wrong-headed claim that glyphosate is a carcinogen and the huge number of tort ...
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Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

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The Guardian published an article by Sam Levin and Carey Gillam [on October 7] about the “new era of cancer lawsuits ...
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Viewpoint: IARC’s defenders ignore cancer agency’s flawed research, conflicts of interest

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I woke up .... to find an article by Neil Pearce, a professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ...
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Can new IARC director bridge gap between controversial cancer agency and rest of scientific community?

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A look at IARC’s recent record suggests that skepticism is in order ...
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Viewpoint: Devastating flu season reminds us about the danger of vaccine skepticism

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The 2017-2018 flu season is being called the worst since 2009 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and ...
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Viewpoint: From coffee to BPA to glyphosate, California activists misrepresent cancer risks

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Coffee is only the latest example of a trend that has become all too common. Activists who profess concern for ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s how activists manipulate cell phone cancer risk statistics to fool regulators

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Although some people argue that cell phone usage contributes to rising brain cancer rates, analysis of the data shows no ...
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Glyphosate-gate: Policy and science implications of IARC’s ‘predetermined’ cancer finding

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Where high-stakes issues involve powerful beliefs, financial reward and opportunities for advancement, neither individuals nor agencies can be assumed to ...
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Male fertility likely declining, but we haven’t figured out why

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Studies tell us that difficult-to-measure male fertility has dipped in recent decades. But with many unknowns, we need to resist ...
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Getting to the bottom of reports of declining male fertility

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Studies suggest that western men are experiencing declining sperm counts. But more extensive research is needed to determine if it's ...
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Are sperm counts declining? What’s the role of ‘endocrine disruptors’?

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The science community is divided over whether reports of declining sperm counts in men is actually occurring. One explanation--exposure to ...
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Geoffrey Kabat’s ‘Getting Risk Right’ on science media and good vs. poor quality studies

In Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks...looking across the current landscape of environmental epidemiologic research and ...
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Environmental health: Study linking chemicals and pollution to increased cancers misses mark

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Albert Einstein epidemiologist: A hyped study found lung cancer in men DECREASES as environmental quality gets worse but there is ...
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Is your sperm being zapped by chemicals in the environment?

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Nick Kristof is an accomplished reporter...[but] when he ventures into issues relating to environmental exposures and their putative health effects, ...
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Nature editorial ‘exploits public anxiety’ on endocrine disruptors

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In December, the European Union member states will vote on proposed legislation to regulate endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Nature carried an editorial ...
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IARC’s reassessment of coffee illustrates problems with its process, messaging

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . [B]y ...

Cell phone radiation study doesn’t prove cancer link

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Recently the National Toxicology Program ...
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Is cancer moonshot really within reach?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In his seventh and ...

If peer review were a drug, it would never get on the market

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Hundreds of thousands of ...

IARC adds to ‘risk’ vs ‘hazard’ confusion

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. According to IARC’s own ...

WHO’s IARC erroneous classification of coffee as carcinogenic shows system broken

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The World Health Organizations’s ...