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Trial Registries, Journals, and Selective Endpoint Reporting: Still Biased After All These Years

This piece was cowritten by Jessica E. Becker and Joe Ross.

Recently, we published a research letter in JAMA investigating how clinical trial results reported on the National Library of Medicine registry,  597 more words

Reducing Health Disparities With Proven Programs

National and local programs that have succeeded in reducing or eliminating racial or ethnic health disparities are outlined in a new report published as a… 369 more words

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A framework for evidence-based debate of contentious health issues

By Joseph Allencherril

April 13, 2014With the rollout of Obamacare, we are living in a moment in which there is no dearth of heated debates among friends, family, and co-workers. 481 more words

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Sneak Peek from Academic Medicine: Google vs. Evidence-Based Summary Resources

Later this month, Academic Medicine will post its published ahead-of-print articles for the June 2014 issue. To tide you over until then, here’s a preview of a research report by Sarang Kim and colleagues. 259 more words

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A framework for evidence-based debate of contentious health issues

By Joseph Allencherril

April 13, 2014With the rollout of Obamacare, we are living in a moment in which there is no dearth of heated debates among friends, family, and co-workers. 481 more words

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World Homeopathy Awareness Week - Raising Awareness that Homeopathy is Bulldust!

Well, this week is rather special – it’s World Homeopathy Awareness Week!

First, a very brief primer on homeopathy. Homeopathy was founded in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his postulation that “like cures like” – for example, a small amount of a stimulant, such as caffeine, is purported to help with sleep troubles. 835 more words

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Tamiflu - Half a decade of deception and false hope

What the Tamiflu saga tells us about drug trials and big pharma

We now know the government’s Tamiflu stockpile wouldn’t have done us much good in the event of a flu epidemic. 1,725 more words

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