Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sharing data from clinical trials: where there’s a will there’s a way

More organizations with interests in clinical research – most recently leaders in evidence-based medicine the Cochrane Collaboration – are calling for better access to research data. So what’s getting in the way? In human health research the benefits of increased transparency – more reliable, efficient research to better inform clinical practice – are arguably the… Read more »

Medical Evidence Medicine

Five years of Trials

Trials celebrates its 5th birthday this year. In Trials’ launch editorial, Editors-in-Chief Doug Altman, Curt Furberg, Jeremy Grimshaw and Peter Rothwell wrote of the importance of trial reporting, and announced that a key aim of the journal was not only to promote and encourage the reporting of all randomized controlled trials (RCTs), but to make… Read more »

Medical Evidence Medicine

Leading the way in allergology

Two Associate Editors of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (AACI) were amongst those receiving high accolades at the Annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology held in Quebec City, Canada from 20th-23rd October. All abstracts from the conference are available in the recent supplement. Dr Wade Watson received the Jerry Dolovich… Read more »


World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is celebrated on 14 November each year. The theme of this year’s day is the same as the previous two years: “Diabetes Education and Prevention”. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic conditions that affect 2.8 million people in the UK. Without proper treatment diabetes can result in various complications, such… Read more »