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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 26/01/2010 - 18:00

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Funny Figures from WHO on Caesareans

“Don’t have a Caesarean unless you must” said the headlines on stories about a new study from the World Health Organisation, published in The Lancet.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 21/09/2009 - 15:54

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Hopeful language conceals hopeless statistics

When authors of medical papers have no statistically significant results to report, what do they do? Resort to spin.