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Publish or be damned

Ben Goldacre points out the indefensible practice of announcing conclusions from research studies which haven’t been published.

The Bias of Language

Publication of research findings in a particular language may be prompted by the nature and direction of the results.

Making Sense of Screening

Screening tests can cause harm. This guide helps you to make sense of claims about screening for health conditions.

Composite Outcomes

Fair comparisons of treatments should measure important outcomes and avoid dependence on surrogate outcome measures.

Soy Lattes

Just because two things are associated, doesn’t mean one thing caused the other.

Foreword by Ben Goldacre

Medicine shouldn’t be about authority, and the most important question anyone can ask on any claim is simple: ‘how do […]