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Kudos to journalists who evaluate the quality of the evidence
The Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal deserve credit for pointing out the limitations of some types of studies. The Times reported on a study questioning whether the dietary supplement quercetin lived up to its hype that it might improve athletic performance. Key quote in the story: The results were disappointing, said the […]3/30/2007
The Limitations of Drug Testing in Animals
A Wall Street Journal story today looks at an important question in science, in policy-making, and in journalism: “What do the results of animal studies really tell us about humans? That question still puzzles researchers even though guinea pigs, lab rats and their brethren have long been part of experiments.” Two examples from the story: […]