Category: Limits of observational studies

5 7/2/2015

Shut up and sip your coffee – says Slate

1 6/10/2015

A flawed news release, and the resulting coverage, of a study on breastfeeding and leukemia

6/8/2015

Weak reporting of limitations of observational research

1 5/26/2015

Don’t tell cat lovers that Fluffy may increase their glaucoma risk

5/15/2015

Continued problems with inconsistent & adjacent news releases from BMJ

4/24/2015

Unsupportable ‘cat therapy’ stories score high on cuteness but low on quality, even though many of us probably don’t care….(and have never heard of the word zoonoses)

4/20/2015

Does a hospital’s high Facebook rating mean it’s a higher quality hospital?

2 4/10/2015

Some news goes overboard on overweight protecting against dementia

1 4/9/2015

Mixed news media messages on “shorter stature may pose higher heart disease risk”

3/4/2015

BMJ back on bad track with its news releases: now gout & Alzheimer’s