Correlation

Evaluating the results and their background in medical scientific papers and abstracts is complicated and time-consuming for healthcare providers, and more or less impossible without a medical education. Therefore press releases, personal pitches, headlines, and abstracts become a primary source for the news. However, is this trustworthy?   (more…)

  Getting yellow fingernails from holding many cigarettes is not uncommon. However, I guess that few people would intuitively buy the argument that yellow nails can cause lung cancer. But if asked if cell phones can cause cancer, then it is not all that intuitively clear. Or how about coffee. A Google search of “coffee…