Posts Tagged ‘research validity’

January 18th, 2013

Media Coverage of Research: Does It Sometimes Miss the Point?

Observing media coverage of a new study, Harlan Krumholz wonders if the spin misses the point of the research.

January 3rd, 2012

Missing Data: The Elephant That’s Not in the Room

There is a problem so grave that it threatens the very validity of what we learn from the medical literature. Bad data? Not exactly. Actually, it’s missing data — information, relevant to the risks and benefits of treatments, that is simply not published. In some cases, these data would make a critical difference in the […]