Study linking soft drinks with dementia and stroke is a classic post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy and media laps it up

Health Headlines Commentary for April 21, 2017

Analysis:

Diet soda and stroke & dementia news coverage: 3 key points weren’t always reported

Source:
Two new studies suggest links between soft drinks, dementia and stroke

Study Links Diet Soda to Stroke, Dementia – But can’t determine causality; some associations diminished with adjustments

Reference:

Sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages in relation to stroke and dementia are soft drinks hard on the brain?

Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and the Risks of Incident Stroke and Dementia

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