Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence


Animal studies, reported well, include careful framing and clear caveats

3 12/13/2017

Of mice and “man flu”


Some news stories sugarcoat limitations of study linking skipping breakfast to heart disease

9 9/12/2017

Most news coverage on new PSA testing study acknowledged costly trade-offs

6 9/5/2017

Facts about the new ALS drug Radicava that you’re unlikely to see in news stories


Walnuts for weight loss? Times makes huge leap based on brain scans of 9 people

3 8/22/2017

5 questions to ask when writing (and reading) about new Alzheimer’s drug research


What a little Twitter chat can do to stop #stemcellhype


Why you should be suspicious of subgroups: A new addition to our toolkit


3 reasons not to believe these 7 reasons that beer is good for you