How to make more published research true.

PLoS Med 2014 Oct 21;11(10):e1001747. Epub 2014 Oct 21.

Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS), Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America; Department of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford, California, United States of America; Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America; Department of Statistics, Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, California, United States of America.

In a 2005 paper that has been accessed more than a million times, John Ioannidis explained why most published research findings were false. Here he revisits the topic, this time to address how to improve matters. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.

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https://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001747
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001747DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4204808PMC
October 2014

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