Where’s the science behind clinical trials -Ahna S.

“A poorly designed study is simply a waste of time”, (page 129). In chapter three of Rigor Mortis Richard Harris focused on all of flaws experiments to find a cure for Lou-Gehrig's disease possessed. Not only were the medications tested in clinical trials completely useless but the experiments themselves were far below average, leaving sick... Continue Reading →

Keep Bias Out of Medicine -Ahna S.

Throughout the second chapter of Rigor Mortis Richard Harris focusses on the effect personal and professional bias has on a study. “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool”, (page 69), in this chapter Harris quotes famous physicist Richard Feynman. When conducting an experiment scientist... Continue Reading →

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