Category: Evaluating the quality of evidence


Stem cell ads: Promise much, deliver little

3 7/18/2017

Why journalists should take greater care when reporting on alternative health treatments


Surrogate Markers: Why health care consumers & journalists need to know about them


Small studies: Be vigilant when writing about them and skeptical when reading about them

2 6/20/2017

Is vegetable oil really as good as a statin?


White bread ‘healthier’ than whole grain? Why readers should avoid these half-baked stories


Belief in health bullshit is a global problem; a big study points to solutions

24 3/28/2017

A vitamin C ‘cure’ for sepsis? Don’t hold your breath

2 3/16/2017

Strip mall stem cells


Why you should beware of those aiming to “separate fact from fiction” in nutrition research