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The reliability of a nutritional meta-analysis study

  title={The reliability of a nutritional meta-analysis study},
  author={Karl E. Peace and Jingjing Yin and Haresh D. Rochani and Sarbesh R Pandeya and S. Stanley Young},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
Background: Many researchers have studied the relationship between diet and health. There are papers showing an association between the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and Type 2 diabetes. Many meta-analyses use individual studies that do not adjust for multiple testing or multiple modeling and thus provide biased estimates of effect. Hence the claims reported in a meta-analysis paper may be unreliable if the primary papers do not ensure unbiased estimates of effect. Objective… 

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