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Registered Reports: a new publishing initiative aimed at countering publication bias

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  1. Dolphin

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    (No mention of ME/CFS specifically)

    http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsoci...gistered-reports-countering-publication-bias/



    So one is likely generally talking about observational data cf. randomised controlled trials.

    There has been a move towards registering protocols for certain types of scientific work in medicine e.g. randomised controlled trials and more recently meta-analyses/systematic reviews. However such practices are much less common with the rest of science incl. medical/biomedical research that isn't testing an intervention.
     
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