Tag: absolute vs. relative risk


NY Times hails discovery of new genetic heart disease risk factor, but what about researchers’ industry ties?

8 11/8/2017

Alcohol and cancer: What does a ‘500% increase’ in risk really mean?


Pancreatic cancer PR spin: Another reason for Yale University to review our educational resources

1 11/16/2016

Health fear-mongering: Could our news be making us sicker?

3 4/5/2016

Whiplash warning! Readers brace for possible neck injury as competing claims on statins hit the headlines


Fiber and breast cancer risk: holes in Harvard news release set stage for misleading news coverage

8 11/25/2015

Informed patients need one thing not provided in SPRINT trial news: what were the absolute benefit/harm numbers?


Absolute versus relative risk – hyping the obesity decline statistics


TIME’s heart cover story raises serious ad/news questions