the feminist critique of science

Paul Curtis Smith pcsmith at alpha2.csd.uwm.edu
Tue Sep 12 20:51:48 EST 1995


Pearse Ward (wardp at herald.usask.ca) wrote:

: What if it had been done the other way round (an all female study with
: results extrapolated to men)? Would that make a difference? 

FYI -

Time Magazine, 9/18/95, p.40:

"A simple prescription for preventing colon cancer - take one aspirin every
other day for 20 years - has emerged from a study of nearly 121,000 nurses.
The women who did so appeared to cut their risk of a malignancy by nearly
half. Researchers believe the findings should apply equally to men". 

Source: NEJM

Paul



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