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Fool's gold, lost treasures, and the randomized clinical trial

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by natasa778, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. natasa778

    natasa778 Senior Member

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    http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2407/13/193/abstract



    nical research should be "Who (if anyone) benefits?" rather than "Does the overall group benefit?"
     
  2. PhoenixDown

    PhoenixDown Senior Member

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    I think this is a good example of why "evidence based medicine" isn't the same thing as "science based medicine".
     
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    alex3619 Senior Member

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    This is also a good example of how treating a highly heterogeneous population as homogenous is a bad idea. It doesn't matter if its cancer or ME, if its different things and you treat it all as one single disease, the "science" will be dubious.
     
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