[ RadSafe ] Significant results in abstracts

Rainer.Facius at dlr.de Rainer.Facius at dlr.de
Wed Oct 4 11:49:41 CDT 2006

"Significant results in abstracts are common but should generally be
disbelieved." !

Gotzsche P C.
Believability of relative risks and odds in abstracts: cross sectional
British Medical Journal 333(2006)231-234

Queerly, important committees or authors from a "Who is Who" in
radiation biology perpetuate such 'conclusions' - apparently without
even reading the article let alone looking at the data.


Dr. Rainer Facius
German Aerospace Center
Institute of Aerospace Medicine
Linder Hoehe
51147 Koeln
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