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It’s Hard to be Good

To get approval for a new medicine it is necessary to provide evidence that the medicine works – which usually means showing that it is better than a placebo. It is not usually necessary to provide comparative data showing how the new medicine measures up against an existing medicine or treatment. Good comparative data helps… » read more

Posted by Jim Murray

My summer holidays are over and now I’m back to my normal retirement… My friends at Health Action International have asked me to moderate a session at their conference on conflicts of interest in medicine on 24th September in Cork (“Liege” in French?) so, apart from meeting interesting people and hearing interesting things, I have… » read more

Posted by Jim Murray