The outbreak of an infectious disease is often accompanied by an outbreak of scientific evidence. The authors of a recent study published in BMC Medical Research Methodology compared patterns of scientific publications for the 2016 Zika virus and the 2020 SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks and assessed the evolution of evidence.
Monthly Archives: May 2021
Responding to a pandemic – Research integrity, misconduct and consequences – Equity in clinical trial registration – Nitrogen-fixing legumes and reforestation – Vitamin D and magnesium a successful treatment for children with ADHD?
Racial and ethnic minorities are often underrepresented in clinical trials, threatening the generalizability of results. Here, authors of a recent study published in BMC Medical Research Methodology present an open online course educating researchers on the subject and promoting improved recruitment practices.