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Understanding science

#188 – AMA #30: How to Read and Understand Scientific Studies

In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob dive deep into all things related to studying studies to…

Understanding science

Randomized controlled trials: when the gold standard leaves you with fool’s gold

If I told you that I read a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial conducted over 5 years and carried out in over 18,000 participants, is there any scenario under which you would not believe it to be an excellent trial?

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Studying Studies: Part IV – randomization and confounding

Randomization helps us in our quest to not fool ourselves. Confounding? Not so much.

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