The Power and Pitfalls of Omics: George Davey Smith’s storming talk at ME/CFS conference
Read about the talk that stole the show at a recent ME/CFS conference in Simon McGrath's two-part blog.
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"High prevalence of potential biases threatens the interpretation of trials ..."

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    I haven't read this yet. Hopefully I will get to, eventually.

    Anyway, thought I'd highlight it. Again, it's probably going to be of "minority interest". I find these sorts of papers of interest to see what is seen as bad practice in ME/CFS/similar trials.

    Full free text: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1741-7015-9-73.pdf

     
  2. Enid

    Enid Senior Member

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    Interesting Dolphin - haven't read yet - but the Conclusion is pretty much as one suspects.
     
  3. Nielk

    Nielk

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    this is a trial to show that trials of chronic illnesses don't work?
    Does anyone else think this is humorous?
     
  4. Desdinova

    Desdinova Senior Member

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    Wow! Reallllllllllly? To bad no one will really pay it much attention. Because studies have for the most part become 'a means to and end', A way to validate something regardless of flaws or validity and a way to cover or limit ones self from legal action.
     

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