Category: Journal practices

2 2/12/2013

Valentine’s Day isn’t the only time observational studies are miscommunicated. It just seems that way.

2 2/7/2013

How the same “independent” sources pop up in competing stories – or, is this the scientific embargo version of insider trading?

22 2/5/2013

Should We Trust the NEJM Obesity Mythbusters?


Sound Medicine radio program profiles work of

8 1/25/2013

Ghostwriting part 3: psych drug Paxil – and conclusion


Week-ending roundup of health care news gems you may have missed


Ghostwriting series part 2: Medtronic’s InFuse spinal fusion surgery product


“The risk that press reports would fall into the trap of reporting this study as definitive”

8 1/23/2013

Introducing a three-part series on medical journal ghostwriting


Heart journals ask scientist-authors to do what we’ve been teaching journalists for years