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How “negative” findings might advance biomedicine

How “negative” findings might advance biomedicine

In this recently posted TEDMED video, epidemiologist and author Ben Goldacre, MD, discusses several high-profile instances in which scholarly journals have rejected “negative” findings and explains how that practice can handicap evidence-based medicine and advancements in research. The main problem, he argues, is that favoring positive outcomes can force physicians, researchers and patients to make critical decisions in an information void.

Previously: A critical look at the difficulty of publishing “negative” results

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