LE PUBBLICAZIONI “PRE-PRINT” DISTURBANO LA EBM: UN COMMENTO SULLE REVIEWS IN TEMPI DI COVID-19

Using Preprints in Evidence Synthesis: Commentary on experience during the COVID-19 pandemic Barbara Clyne  et al. Introduction SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has rapidly spread, causing millions of cases and deaths globally. Controlling the COVID-19 pandemic requires swift decision making based on initially sparse, and rapidly emerging evidence. There has been a proliferation of…

IL COVID HA INTERROTTO IL CORRETTO FLUSSO DELLE EVIDENZE: UNA RIFLESSIONE SU “NATURE”

HOW COVID BROKE THE EVIDENCE PIPELINE The pandemic stress-tested the way the world produces evidence — and revealed all the flaws. By Helen Pearson I t wasn’t long into the pandemic before Simon Carley realized we had an evidence problem. It was early 2020, and COVID-19 infections were starting to lap at the shores of…

PROBIOTICI: UN EDITORIALE CRITICO DELL’AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY

Probiotics: To Use or Not to Use? That Is the Question Max Schmulson Abstract This Editorial analyzes the paper by Schnadower et al on the secondary analysis of 2 randomized placebo-controlled trials evaluating the efficacy of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, and a combination of L. rhamnosus R0011 and L. helveticus R0052, showing that moderate-to-severe gastroenteritis symptoms…