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Using Evidence to Combat Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment: Evaluating Treatments, Tests, and Disease Definitions in the Time of Too Much


Source PLOS Medicine.  Ray Moynihan As a matter of urgency, the potential for overdiagnosis and related overtreatment should be routinely considered for inclusion in the introduction and discussion sections of reports of studies of therapies, studies of diagnostic test accuracy, … Continue reading

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Poca gripe en Africa


Un articulo en PLoS afirma que en este continente la gripe se confunde con otras enfermedades El mundo.es no deja de asombrar, o quizas el mundo cientifico no deja de asombrar. Hace unos meses escribimos varias veces, que los pocos … Continue reading

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Association of Mild Anemia with Cognitive, Functional, Mood and Quality of Life Outcomes in the Elderly: The “Health and Anemia” Study


Asociacion de anemia leve con calidad de vida en ancianos. Estudio “Health and Anemia”. Texto en PDF Ugo Lucca1*, Mauro Tettamanti1, Paola Mosconi2, Giovanni Apolone3, Francesca Gandini1, Alessandro Nobili1, Maria Vittoria Tallone4, Paolo Detoma4, Adriano Giacomin5, Mario Clerico6, Patrizia Tempia6, … Continue reading

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A Randomised, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Dementia Patients Continuing or Stopping Neuroleptics (The DART-AD Trial)


Clive Ballard1*, Marisa Margallo Lana2, Megan Theodoulou3, Simon Douglas4, Rupert McShane5, Robin Jacoby3, Katja Kossakowski1, Ly-Mee Yu6, Edmund Juszczak6, on behalf of the Investigators DART AD 1 Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom, 2 Northgate … Continue reading

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Estimating Incidence from Prevalence in Generalised HIV Epidemics: Methods and Validation


Fuente: PLoS Medicine Timothy B. Hallett1*, Basia Zaba2,3, Jim Todd4, Ben Lopman1, Wambura Mwita3, Sam Biraro4, Simon Gregson1,5, J. Ties Boerma6, on behalf of the ALPHA Network 1 Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, 2 London School of Hygiene and … Continue reading

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It's the Network, Stupid: Why Everything in Medicine Is Connected


The PLoS Medicine Editors   Citation: The PLoS Medicine Editors (2008) It’s the Network, Stupid: Why Everything in Medicine Is Connected. PLoS Med 5(3): e71 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0050071 Published: March 25, 2008 Copyright: © 2008 The PLoS Medicine Editors. This is an … Continue reading

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It’s the Network, Stupid: Why Everything in Medicine Is Connected


The PLoS Medicine Editors   Citation: The PLoS Medicine Editors (2008) It’s the Network, Stupid: Why Everything in Medicine Is Connected. PLoS Med 5(3): e71 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0050071 Published: March 25, 2008 Copyright: © 2008 The PLoS Medicine Editors. This is an … Continue reading

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Cochrane Child Health Field


The Cochrane Child Health Field, whose tag line is “promoting best evidence in child health,” has announced that a trials register will shortly be available. The register will be a searchable database of over 30,000 pediatric RCTs and CCTs published … Continue reading

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