In MMM: Journal articles on HRT found mostly honest on risks, but subtly promotional

Matthew Arnold in Medical Marketing & Media:

The reviewers found 86% of the articles to be scientifically accurate, meaning that they did not downplay the risk of breast cancer associated with HRT or play up its theoretical heart benefits, which have yet to be proven conclusively. However, they also found 64% to be “promotional in tone,” with common themes including “attacks on the methodology of the Women’s Health Initiative, arguments that clinical trial results should not guide treatment for individuals and arguments that observational studies are as good or better than randomized clinical trials for guiding clinical decisions.”

This is it: http://www.mmm-online.com/journal-articles-on-hrt-found-mostly-honest-on-risks-but-subtly-promotional/article/198425/

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