Effectiveness Delusions

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Language/s: English
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Cherry picking the results of people in sub-groups can be misleading.

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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.

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