Abstract ‘spin’ can distort a study’s findings and lead to inappropriate conclusions being drawn. But just how prevalent is this problem?
A number of initiatives developed to prevent researchers from only reporting the most impressive outcomes of clinical trials are explored in an opinion piece from The BMJ.
A recent article from Science explores how meta-analyses may be less authoritative than they seem.
Is the apparent efficacy of treatments being altered by bias? A recent study takes a closer look at the cumulative effects of reporting and citation biases.
Dr Richard Smith reviews the potential pitfalls of textbooks in a recent opinion piece for The BMJ.