Tag Archives: medicine

Medicine needs to embrace open source – ZDNet

In 2015, Pfizer researchers discovered its rheumatoid arthritis drug, Enbrel, seemed to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by 64%. The company buried the results and didn’t follow up. Why? Because the statistical results, which lead to the conclusion that Enbrel might help with Alzheimer’s, didn’t meet “rigorous scientific standards.” Why not publish the results for others to… Read More »

DiMe: Calling all who serve in digital medicine – STAT

From smart pacemakers to diagnostic algorithms and digital therapeutics, medicine is becoming more digitized every year. Digital medicine tools offer the possibility of improved health outcomes, lower costs, and better access to care. But the evidence base for the safety and effectiveness of these new products has not kept pace with their development. Given the… Read More »