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Selective reporting in psychosocial trials new study

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by JohntheJack, May 5, 2017.

  1. JohntheJack

    JohntheJack Senior Member

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    A new study by Sonia Lee, @openmylab , on bias in clinical trials of ME.

    Acknowledgements: I dedicate this to ME Awareness Week 2017. I would like to thank ME 252 groups for your passionate advocacy and for sharing your stories with me. 253 It’s truly inspiring. Thank you.

    http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/05/04/133926
     
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    Interesting methodology, though generalisability of the trial comparison seems limited with so few (and ironically risk of being cherrypicked) studies. If the trials included were selected in a broader (& still systematic) way (and substantially larger in number), we might have some more useful conclusions.
     
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    Yes, I would agree on the comparison of just two trials. I think the rest of the study has some more interesting and generalizable findings.
     
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    I agree the divergence over time of cellular vs psychosocial research articles is interesting.
     
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