A new study finds high ultra-processed food intake leads to higher weight in kids, but not that much higher.


Empiric data shows no link between COVID vaccines and fertility issues


Mendelian randomization helps to tease out causality, and there does not seem to be a causal link between Vitamin D level and COVID-19.


Variants in a bitter taste receptor appear to be protective


It’s not hopeless. It’s just hard.


Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) used to be a death sentence. Now, gene therapy is helping some of these kids lead normal lives.


The Algorithm exploits multiple inherent cognitive biases, and it is contributing to the COVID infodemic.


Those little humans who are not (yet) eligible for a coronavirus vaccine may prolong the pandemic.


A new study refutes prior research linking epidurals with autism spectrum disorder.


There is an ethical limit somewhere. We need to figure out where the line is ASAP.

F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

Writing about medicine, science, statistics, and the abuses thereof. Commentator at Medscape. Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University.

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