Category: Limits of observational studies

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

6 3/3/2015

A tale of two observational studies – peanuts, coffee, heart health – and how the journals & some journalists handled them differently

6 2/27/2015

A simple test proven to predict how long you’ll live? Gannett gaffe

1 2/27/2015

MS joins the coffee club, in which association ? causation

2/9/2015

Endometrial cancer joins the “coffee club” in which association ? causation