Tag Archives: health studies

Vox: the one health study chart to rule them all

Vox created a great chart and wrote a great piece in regards to health studies. From the article you can understand why some studies need more attention than others and why some studies could almost be ignored. What you strive for is to find studies that were Experimental – Randomized controlled trials, even double blind […]

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You should get a flu shot

Common cold is not that big of a risk, but the flu is. You should get a flu shot in order to prepare your body for the following weeks of virus attacks. If you get a flu shot and feel ill, then you need to know that you were not infected, but your body sensed […]

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Good old myth about fluoride in water debunked

One of my favorite doctors, Sean Carroll, from Health Care Triage, explains why a recently circulated study about fluorinated water being bad is just a myth. First of all, look at the origin of the study: China and Iran. Not the most trusted sources in regards to anything. They make good copies of everything, though […]

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Healthcare Triage trio: systematic reviews, pot, and meta analysis

Systematic reviews, as opposed to review, which are opinions of scientists, look at a ton of studies on a given topic and then derive the conclusions from there. Systematic reviews are scientific studies made to discover patterns and find the truth. they also are transparent enough to let others follow the same path and test […]

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