RAPID-efficient, pragmatic, comparativeness effectiveness, implementation trial - how many buzz words does it need?
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Comments Req on Changes to Guidance for Research Involving Human Cells and Cell Lines
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Controversies in PSA screening -
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…Making Trials More Efficient
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Predatory Journals are becoming more of a problem..indexed by PubMed, cited by journalists & scientists alike.
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Judy Wright and the uncertainty in the evidence base for precision medicine.
WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics meeting at : "what ethical issues do Big Data and AI pose to achieving UHC goals?"
issues final approving of with no .
"Sit them down and ask them how they want to be engaged. Don't assume- just ask"- one patient on engaging patients in research
As matures puts out a call for creativity in study design innovations
CTO enhances the Streamlined Research Ethics Review System to include Observational Research Studies
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Review of The Ethics of Biomedical Big Data: inc mention of our chapter w/
Thinking we need informed in : 4 mistakes.
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Lower standard for in pragmatic counter to Canada / prof standards
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A rare triumph for genetic privacy from an unexpected source.
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WISDOM Study: breaking deadlock in breast cancer screening debate unlikely all benefit equally from screening
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Kelly Colbey talking about research metrics
Research ethics committee decision-making in relation to an efficient neonatal trial
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In fact, I will be presenting some of my work on this topic at the upcoming meeting (Oct. 20 14h00-15h30) in Kansas City!
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with genetics? Next episode online! Wth et al
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Excellent pts raised will add some1 to panel if possible 2 address this & have entire panel devoted to this issue in next set of
is doing some nice work on whether a new framework is needed for in learning .
Moreover, ethics and oversight are different in health care and research. So not straightforward which regime to use in learning health sys
Don't see anything addressing / in the program. These issues are core to learning health systems.
And what are the pertinent ethical issues, and appropriate oversight required?
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Associate Prof trial methodology post at the on offer, sounds interesting, deadline 31st Oct
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Pundits on CNN talking about security checks at hotels, restricting open air public events. Here's an idea: ban massive assault weapons.
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Patient partners should be compensated fairly beyond expenses. provides some guidance here:
Some scientists hate NIH’s new definition of a clinical trial. Here's why
maps out areas of consensus and plans for future work for workshop
Monica Taljaard provides a terrific overview of and at workshop
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Tous les vrais Canadiens savent qu'il n'y a qu'une bonne utilisation de la nouvelle limite de 280 caractères sur Twitter.
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Definitely pre-specified in the study protocol. Ideally adequately powered. But subgroup analyses can be exploratory/ hypothesis generating.
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Surely qu can also apply to many(admittedly not law)decision-making bodies iehow far to standardise?
: are we witnessing indefensible inconsistency or permissible pluralism in judgements re minimally conscious patients?
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How simplifying has led more grieving families to choose to make the
Just think of all the better uses the $ could be used for instead of this idiocy.