Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Intresting choice of words (Score 1, Insightful) 674

However, when the unpublished data is taken into account the difference between the effects of drug and placebo becomes clinically meaningless -- just a 1 or 2 point difference on a 30-point depression rating scale -- except for the most severely depressed patients.
I'd say that this part could be interpreted as "People resort to drugs against depression too lightly" That's what I thought when I read those words at least.

Slashdot Top Deals

"If there isn't a population problem, why is the government putting cancer in the cigarettes?" -- the elder Steptoe, c. 1970