Wednesday, March 21, 2012
To inoculate yourself against "significant" effects that might not improve health, have a look at papers by Ioannidis and Gotzsche. Want to know more about the risks of relying only on biomarkers? Here's an explanation of their pitfalls at PubMed Health.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Disappointment in early intervention, and the cycle begins anew: even earlier intervention in even more people who will mostly not get sick anyway. Read more about why starting the disease clock ticking earlier sometimes helps, but often doesn't: http://1.usa.gov/xywTjg