Editor’s Selections: Conflicts of interest, viruses are better than bacteria, don’t trust small studies, and inconsistent coffeeJuly 28th, 2010 Editor's Selections 9 Comments
Travis Saunders selects several notable posts each week from Health and Clinical Research. He blogs at Obesity Panacea.
- Should medical organizations partner with Big Food? Yoni Freedhoff argues for changes in the way we conceive of conflicts of interest.
- Thomas Tu throws down the gauntlet and argues that viruses are objectively better than bacteria. Let the debate begin!
- Good, Bad, and Bogus has a terrific discussion of why you shouldn’t trust small studies, and explains how they can distort systematic reviews if not properly controlled.
- Colby Vorland of Nutritional Blogma ponders why his morning coffee provides an inconsistent buzz.