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November 14, 2018
Unfortunately, the first Ottawa flu death will not be the last
November 13, 2018
Study can only suggest that adolescent girls require a greater recovery time from a concussion than boys. It does not have the power to prove it based on its observational self-reporting methodology.
November 12, 2018
Observational study reporting that screen time has little effect on sleep cannot demonstrate cause and effect. No conclusion can be draw only more questions.
November 9, 2018
Does the U.S. really need another oral opioid medication that is 500-1000 times the equivalent morphine dose? FDA seems to think so.
November 8, 2018
Celiac disease vaccine? Media reports using press releases about phase 1 results just do not get it. Scientifically interesting? Yes. Clinically relevant? Get back to me after you complete your phase 3 study.
November 7, 2018
“Hey! Can you please pass me the antibiotics? My google diagnosis says I should take them.”
November 6, 2018
You cannot claim that one energy drink will lead to heart attack or stroke especially when your study group was 44 non-smoking healthy adults in their twenties
November 5, 2018
High dose flu vaccine recommendations are not solely based on economic factors. Cost may be greater but vulnerability of older adults are a consideration
October 25, 2018
Study cannot prove that cold weather affects heart attack risk/rates because of its observational design.
October 24, 2018
Number of young people dying from opioid overdose is great enough to negatively affect Canadian average life expectancy