Thursday, April 26, 2012

The over-abundance of over-diagnosis

Finding and aggressively treating non-symptomatic disease that would never have made people sick, inventing new conditions and re-defining the thresholds for old ones: will there be anyone healthy left at all?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Cochrane reviews: coming soon!

From my contribution to the Cochrane Collaboration blog: Cochrane @ PubMed Health

If "Cochrane" and "CD005032" aren't currently part of your worldview, you can read more about the Cochrane Collaboration here.

Monday, April 9, 2012

"Evidence-based" is the new "natural"

Evidence-based should mean there is a systematic approach behind the work seeking to minimize bias and rely as much as possible on research that also minimizes bias. You can read more about the basic principles here.