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Lancet editor regrets rift from letter charging massacre in Gaza, doesn’t retract – Haaretz

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

The editor of The Lancet wrote in the British medical journal that he regrets the polarization caused by the publication of an open letter accusing Israel of a “massacre” in Gaza, but did not retract it. “At a moment of unbearable human destruction in Gaza, the unintended outcome of the Manduca et al letter was an extreme polarization of already divided positions,” Dr. Richard Horton wrote in an editorial in…

Lancet editor regrets rift from letter charging massacre in Gaza, doesn’t retract – Haaretz

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

The editor of The Lancet wrote in the British medical journal that he regrets the polarization caused by the publication of an open letter accusing Israel of a “massacre” in Gaza, but did not retract it. “At a moment of unbearable human destruction in Gaza, the unintended outcome of the Manduca et al letter was an extreme polarization of already divided positions,” Dr. Richard Horton wrote in an editorial in…

Lancet editor regrets rift from letter charging massacre in Gaza, doesn’t retract – Haaretz

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

The editor of The Lancet wrote in the British medical journal that he regrets the polarization caused by the publication of an open letter accusing Israel of a “massacre” in Gaza, but did not retract it. “At a moment of unbearable human destruction in Gaza, the unintended outcome of the Manduca et al letter was an extreme polarization of already divided positions,” Dr. Richard Horton wrote in an editorial in…

Lancet editor regrets rift from letter charging massacre in Gaza, doesn’t retract – Haaretz

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

The editor of The Lancet wrote in the British medical journal that he regrets the polarization caused by the publication of an open letter accusing Israel of a “massacre” in Gaza, but did not retract it. “At a moment of unbearable human destruction in Gaza, the unintended outcome of the Manduca et al letter was an extreme polarization of already divided positions,” Dr. Richard Horton wrote in an editorial in…

Lancet editor in editorial regrets, but does not retract, Gaza letter – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

(JTA) — The editor of The Lancet wrote in the British medical journal that he regrets the polarization caused by the publication of an open letter accusing Israel of a “massacre” in Gaza, but did not retract it. “At a moment of unbearable human destruction in Gaza, the unintended outcome of the Manduca et al letter was an extreme polarization of already divided positions,” Dr. Richard Horton wrote in an editorial…

Widely used sanitation programmes do not necessarily improve health, finds … – Indian Express

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

A sanitation programme currently being widely implemented in low-income communities in India significantly increases latrine coverage but does not actually improve health, a study involving 100 rural villages, that will be published online in The Lancet Global Health on Friday has found. The sanitation intervention delivered under the terms of the centre’s Total Sanitation Campaign – the world’s largest sanitation initiative – provided almost 25 000 individuals in rural…

Lancet editor apologises for Gaza article by scientists who circulated anti … – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Thursday, October 09, 2014

In another email to his contacts, Dr Manduca forwarded a message suggesting that the Jews were responsible for the Boston marathon bombings. “Let us hope that someone in the FBI us smart enough to look more carefully at the clues in Boston and find the real culprits behind these bombings instead of buying the Zionist spin”, the email stated. “First, I deeply deeply regret the completely unnecessary polarisation that publication…

The Lancet Psychiatry: Schools key to reaching the 1 in 10 children with … – Science Codex

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Schools are a vital way of reaching the 10–20% of children and young people across the globe who would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention, according to a new Series on mental health interventions in schools published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The Series highlights that childhood is an important window for intervention because around 75% of adults who access mental health services have had a diagnosable disorder before…

The Lancet Psychiatry: Schools key to reaching the 1 in 10 children with … – Science Codex

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Schools are a vital way of reaching the 10–20% of children and young people across the globe who would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention, according to a new Series on mental health interventions in schools published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The Series highlights that childhood is an important window for intervention because around 75% of adults who access mental health services have had a diagnosable disorder before…

Lancet editor apologises for Gaza article by Ku Klux Klan-linked scientists – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

In another email to his contacts, Dr Manduca forwarded a message suggesting that the Jews were responsible for the Boston marathon bombings. “Let us hope that someone in the FBI us smart enough to look more carefully at the clues in Boston and find the real culprits behind these bombings instead of buying the Zionist spin”, the email stated. “First, I deeply deeply regret the completely unnecessary polarisation that publication…

Lancet editor apologises for Gaza article by scientists who promoted Ku Klux Klan – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

In another email to his contacts, Dr Manduca forwarded a message suggesting that the Jews were responsible for the Boston marathon bombings. “Let us hope that someone in the FBI us smart enough to look more carefully at the clues in Boston and find the real culprits behind these bombings instead of buying the Zionist spin”, the email stated. “First, I deeply deeply regret the completely unnecessary polarisation that publication…

British Medical Journal Urges WHO That It’s Time Climate Change Is Officially … – Medical Daily

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

The British Medical Journal would like to make one thing clear: While the current Ebola outbreak is without a doubt an international tragedy, there’s another health crisis deserving of worldwide recognition, which is likely to claim thousands more lives than the viral hemorrhagic fever: climate change. It will soon be responsible for an additional 250,000 deaths per year, and the BMJ says it’s time the World Health Organization officially recognize…

Lancet editor visits Israel following uproar over Gaza war ‘massacre’ letter – Haaretz

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

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Climate Change is even worse than ebola says British Medical Journal – Breitbart News

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014

Climate change is even deadlier than ebola according to the editor of one of the world’s oldest and most distinguished medical journals. Fiona Godlee, editor in chief of the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal; established 1840), claims in her latest editorial: Deaths from Ebola infection, tragic and frightening though they are, will pale into insignificance when compared with the mayhem we can expect for…

In Israel, Lancet editor regrets publishing open letter on Gaza – Haaretz

Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014

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‘Lancet’ Editor Visiting Israel Amid Anti-Semitism Uproar – Arutz Sheva

Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014

As the scandal over The Lancet‘s recent article, “Open Letter for the People in Gaza,” grew at week’s end, following NGO Monitor’s discovery that two of the primary authors promoted an anti-Semitic video by white supremacist David Duke, NGO Monitor called on Dr. Richard Horton to take responsibility for his decisions as editor of the journal. NGO Monitor noted that, rather than retracting the letter and apologizing, Horton is…

‘Lancet’ Editor Visiting Israel Amid Anti-Semitism Uproar – Arutz Sheva

Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014

As the scandal over The Lancet‘s recent article, “Open Letter for the People in Gaza,” grew at week’s end, following NGO Monitor’s discovery that two of the primary authors promoted an anti-Semitic video by white supremacist David Duke, NGO Monitor called on Dr. Richard Horton to take responsibility for his decisions as editor of the journal. NGO Monitor noted that, rather than retracting the letter and apologizing, Horton is…

‘Lancet’ Editor Visiting Israel Amid Anti-Semitism Uproar – Arutz Sheva

Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2014

As the scandal over The Lancet‘s recent article, “Open Letter for the People in Gaza,” grew at week’s end, following NGO Monitor’s discovery that two of the primary authors promoted an anti-Semitic video by white supremacist David Duke, NGO Monitor called on Dr. Richard Horton to take responsibility for his decisions as editor of the journal. NGO Monitor noted that, rather than retracting the letter and apologizing, Horton is…

‘Lancet’ Editor Visiting Israel Amid Anti-Semitism Uproar – Arutz Sheva

Posted: Wednesday, October 01, 2014

As the scandal over The Lancet‘s recent article, “Open Letter for the People in Gaza,” grew at week’s end, following NGO Monitor’s discovery that two of the primary authors promoted an anti-Semitic video by white supremacist David Duke, NGO Monitor called on Dr. Richard Horton to take responsibility for his decisions as editor of the journal. NGO Monitor noted that, rather than retracting the letter and apologizing, Horton is…