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ben goldacre
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Woah! RT @vaughanbell: Historian of psychiatry @DrEdwardShorter has a blog is.gd/OCJqhp
Just sat next to someone smelly on the tube, then GOT UP and moved to another seat. Thought I was socially fearless but this was terrifying.
Been reading the long NICE guideline on autism in adults. They're impressive things, like textbooks, in good+bad way guidance.nice.org.uk/CG142/Guidance…
We make public sector staff learn/use XP, its so different to staff’s modern home PCs they might as well learn Ubuntu theguardian.com/technology/201…
A first for #Alltrials - Dryad Full CSRs for NI for preventing & treating influenza in healthy adults and children: datadryad.org/resource/doi:1…
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Reading and thinking about n=1 trials. Anyone used them clinically to assess side effects / treatment outcomes? effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/search-for-gui…
here’s me shouting about big data and medicine in this @TheBMA podcast bit.ly/1iSdDaO I’d do a podcast if anyone listened to them.
… i think i pretty much know the limits of comedy and that is beyond them
... on how management and CCGs can collaborate to optimally deliver the health reforms in a patient oriented delivery framework...
i’ve been asked to give a humorous and inspiring talk…
I ramble on and on and on and on and on about big data and medicine in this @TheBMA podcast bit.ly/1iSdDaO
This is literally the most misleading chart I have ever seen, and I've seen a lot of charts. businessinsider.com/gun-deaths-in-… pic.twitter.com/DySmWyYdPm
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Has anyone ever tried building new cities that are densely populated, for people who like that sort of thing? bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politi…
We promised each other a lifetime of stimulating independent cinema. We're watching Bad Grandpa.
If these rly are aberrations not central policy it seems to me that GSK needs a good internal whistleblowing system ft.com/cms/s/0/904d7e…
AGREE, always annoys me RT @EuropeanCME: 1 GSK employee charged c bribing docs - OK. But why 11 docs charged for taking bribes not a story?!
Neat site asks ur local council candidates about known cycling issues in your area RT @IanBrownOII: @london_cycling space4cycling.org/action
GSK bribing doctors in Poland bbc.co.uk/news/business-… “All in the past” - Stephen Whitehead, @ABPI_UK, on #BadPharma badscience.net/2012/10/the-ab…
reasonably interesting radio4 documentary on statins, caution contains me in the last third bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04…
This critique of a systematic review in the BMJ amuses me because of the opening sentence in the COI statement bmj.com/content/348/bm…
Funders withhold money from researchers who don't publish OpenAcess, why not for withheld results? RT @JayneLCrocker: nature.com/news/funders-p…
Trials transparency on the radio 4 news quiz of all things. This is what winning looks like. AllTrials.Net #AllTrials
Ha excellent xkcd.com/936/ RT @alexhern: Dropbox won’t let you have correcthorsebatterystaple as a password nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/08/13/cor…