- “Not only did we make it absolutely clear that these pills had no active ingredient and were made from inert substances, but we actually had ‘placebo’ printed on the bottle,” 514 more words
When PLOS ONE hiccups, everyone notices. For smaller journals, a sudden drop in publication output in a single month may raise some eyebrows, but is usually explained by unpredicable events–unseasonably nasty weather, an editor of a special issue frustratingly behind schedule, a few authors not returning revisions in short order, for example. 523 more words
Dynamic Association of Mortality Hazard with Body Shape
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A Body Shape Index (ABSI) had been derived from a study of the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999–2004 mortality data to quantify the risk associated with abdominal obesity (as indicated by a wide waist relative to height and body mass index).
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