Review of obesity, nutrition papers reveals overstated results

11/1/2013 | Reuters

Research that examined papers published about nutrition and obesity in eight leading journals in 2001 and 2011 reports that some studies inappropriately interpreted correlation as causation or otherwise overstated results. "We found that about one of 11 studies have some kind of issue that we identified that was degrading the fidelity of research reporting," Dr. Nir Menachemi said. The analysis was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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