P-Values Are Tough And S-Values Can Help

By Zad | November 11, 2018

A discussion about what P-values are including common misinterpretations and how something called an S-value can better help us interpret P-values.

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A Critical Look At The REDUCE-IT Trial

By Zad | November 11, 2018

The results of the long-awaited REDUCE-IT trial are finally out in The New England Journal of Medicine. I take a look at the trial results and discuss implications.

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We May Not Understand Control Groups

By Zad | October 28, 2018

Discussions praising the efficiency of randomized trials are widespread, however, few of these discussions take a close look at some of the common assumptions that individuals hold regarding randomized trials. And unfortunately, these common assumptions may be based on outdated evidence and simplistic ideas.

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Analysis Issues In That New Low-Carb/LDL Study

By Zad | October 26, 2018

I take a quick look at some issues with the design and analysis of a recently published randomized trial that investigated the impact of a low-carbohydrate diet on LDL-C.

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Influential Errors | The Diet Heart Tale

By Zad | October 2, 2018

A look at how an influential meta-analysis continues to be cited widely when it contains a major error that has gone unnoticed.

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