Along with Dr Ian K Maconochie Department of Paediatrics A&E, St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK – Dr Soumyadeep Bhaumik has completed a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis titled “Fluid therapy for acute bacterial meningites”. 159 more words
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An area bigger than the entire Indian landmass is now used for timber production in the tropics. This logging is largely selective and leads to degradation with loss of specialist species and ecosystem services like carbon storage. 701 more words
This post will be about a very difficult topic: childhood abuse. Along with colleagues Dr Kari Johansson and Dr Signy Reynisdottir, I have just published a study that I hope will provide some much needed insight into a much-overlooked topic: how childhood abuse leads to an increased risk of weight gain and eventually obesity. 422 more words
“Meta-analysis refers to the application of quantitative methods to the problem of combining results from different analytic studies” .
But what happens when some misconduct occurs, and the same study is published twice? 339 more words
In this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Gem Newman and Richelle McCullough discuss Bill C-17 (“Vanessa’s Law”) and are joined by Ian Bushfield of Sense About Science’s AllTrials project to discuss the problem of publication bias. 224 more words