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The manufacturer of a hip protector sued a researcher in 2008 over a study published in JAMA that showed the device didn’t prevent fractures.

He said the SSA reacted five days after the book's publication."Why not earlier?

We pointed out that the peer-review process already provides a way to question a study’s conclusions before publication, and that less formal peer review continues afterward in the form of letters to the editor and editorials. Lawsuits like these aren’t necessarily bound by ideology or partisan politics. Jacobson, an energy systems engineer at Stanford University, is suing the National Academy of Sciences and the authors of a recent paper published in the academy’s journal, PNAS. Jacobson’s analyses that the United States could fully power itself with wind, water and solar energy. Last month he published a new paper finding that experimental stimulants continue to be placed in sports and weight-loss supplements.

If errors or mistakes are believed to be fraud, mechanisms for review exist in university systems. Many, including some identified as environmentalists, have criticized the lawsuit. That’s what research is supposed to do: give us more data, so that we can make better decisions about our health. Carroll is a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine who blogs on health research and policy at The Incidental Economist and makes videos at Healthcare Triage.

It states that the TAA prohibits the disclosure of confidential taxpayer information outside judicial processes and, in particular, an order of the High Court and that SARS views the publication of "confidential taxpayer information" in the book and the Sunday Times as unlawful.