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Tag: limits of observational studies

4 9/12/2018

What you need to know about claims that whole grains can prevent diabetes

1 8/28/2018

Observations about today’s observational studies in the news

3 7/3/2018

A venti-sized serving of misinformation in news stories on latest coffee study


Go ahead and sleep in this weekend, but not because it will ‘prevent early death’

8 11/8/2017

Alcohol and cancer: What does a ‘500% increase’ in risk really mean?


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


American Heart Association’s meal timing guidance isn’t ready for prime time


Trends in health care news releases that lead to public confusion


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