Category Archives: Research Reporting
On 11 September, some 9,300 participants in the SPRINT trial were sent a letter from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The letter told them the part of the trial where they needed to meet a set blood pressure target is … Continue reading
The potential harms of interventions are tricky to get a handle on. Our feelings about them are, too. It wouldn’t be easy – even if we didn’t have to deal with people trying to beat up, or minimize, the … Continue reading
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We take mental shortcuts about research reports. “I read a study,” we say. We don’t only talk about them as though they are the study – we tend to think of them that way, too. And that’s risky. Even the … Continue reading