International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

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Drug And Device Studies Being Withheld Illegally

Don McCanne | Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) | November 4, 2013

Randomized clinical trials are a critical means of advancing medical knowledge. Clinical trials depend on the willingness of participants to expose themselves to the risks of randomization, blinding, and unproven interventions. The ethical justification for these risks is that society will eventually benefit from the knowledge gained from the trial. [...] Read More »

Next Steps In Reproducibility

Damian Pattinson and Virginia Barbour | PLOS | November 13, 2014

In last week’s Nature and Science, the outcome of a meeting convened by NIH, Nature, and Science to discuss the issue of lack of reproducibility in the basic science research literature was published...

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