A promising treatment for Covid-19 comes from a most unusual source - an anti-depressant treatment. Is the evidence compelling? What should we believe?
Category: Are You Sure?
Blog 19: We Won’t Get Fooled Again, Again
Many clinician researchers are attempting to "repurpose" old treatments for COVID-19. How shold we evaluate purported positive findings in a small, but rigorous, clinical trial?
No. 18: Analytics, Fast and Slow
Fast to the wrong answer is not a good business or scientific strategy. Slow, but rigorous, analysis does not meet business or scientific needs either. It has to be "and."
No. 16: Beware Caesar – Alcohol Consumption and Alzheimer’s Disease
Published research from respectable journals and reported by renowned press outlets can be very misleading and of questionable importance. But it helps keep funding for the researchers and readership for the news media.