‘Spin’ in reports of clinical research

Based on a previous blog and now published in the BMJ Evidence Based Medicine Journal . Abstract Clinical research is frequently hampered by flaws in its design or conduct. Such biases have been well documented. However, reports of clinical research may also be biased and present results in a more favourable way than they deserve … More ‘Spin’ in reports of clinical research

Channel 4 Dispatches – Salt: Are You Eating Too Much?

There is always a lot of debate on the effects of diet on our health. The amount of salt we consume, and the potential adverse effects of that consumption, is never too far from that debate. The World Health Organisation “Sodium intake for adults and children Guideline (2013)” summarises much of the evidence base on this topic … More Channel 4 Dispatches – Salt: Are You Eating Too Much?