Saturday, October 07, 2006

Not so clever?

Over at badscience, some pertinent questions about the Durham trial of Omega-3 fish oils that apparently transform dedicated computer-gamers into wannabe brain surgeons. Ben Goldacre has been trying to get a few simple answers:
All I want to do is find out the science behind their endless headlines. I’ve been communicating through the Durham press office. A week ago I asked simple, basic questions such as: for all these trials, what’s the story? Who were the kids? How old?How many? What were they given? For how long? What was measured? What were the results? A week later, no joy.


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