Category Archives: Evidence based medicine

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What is “Evidence based” information? And why start talking of it now? OK, there’s a double puzzle. Up until fairly recently (say, up until the start of the 21st century) this was not a phrase that…

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Sieving Acres of Gold?

I recently found the weight of research articles published in praise of flu jabs, resultant from controlled, double blind trials, quite hard to respond to. Yes, I knew that there was bias derived from the Big Pharm sponsor of the … Continue reading

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How’s this for Dogmatism?

“How can we demonstrate or exemplify the quality of good science ?” Elizabeth had asked, elsewhere, but I felt it needed promotion to a separate discussion. Me: Good scientists: Archimedes, Gallileo, Newton, Darwin, Andy Wakefield Moderate scientists: Mendel, Watson &Crick … Continue reading

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Semantic systems biology meets evidence based medicine – a parable.

What is Semantic Systems Biology? http://www.semantic-systems-biology.org/ Semantic technologies are playing an increasingly important role in capturing and modeling biological knowledge. Semantic systems biology can complement the bottom-up approach with data-driven generation of hypotheses. Therefore, Semantic Systems Biology (SSB) is a systems … Continue reading

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