5-Star Friday: Simplicity
Journal case reports can’t ‘explode myths’ — but they can encourage shoddy news stories
Feeling the drip, drip, drip of credulous first-person reporting about unproven interventions
News outlets focus on one dramatic outcome. But did researchers omit data from hundreds in clinical trial?
Uncovering new peer review problems – this time at The BMJ
Why we should care that many editors of top medical journals get healthcare industry payments
A tale of two (BMJ) studies: one gets attention, the other gets neglected. Why?
A single paragraph published nearly 40 years ago contributed to the opioid epidemic. What can we learn from this?
Xarelto controversy highlights need for more transparency at NEJM
Podcast: Rare disease foundation says medical journal misled patients