UNA IMPORTANTE RIFLESSIONE DI YUVAL NOAH HARARI SU INTELLIGENZA ARTIFICIALE E CIVILIZZAZIONE. DA ” FINANCIAL POST” (FREE).

Yuval Noah Harari argues that artificial intelligence has hacked the operating system of human civilization. Fears of artificial intelligence (AI) have haunted humanity since the dawn of the computer age. Until now these fears have focused on machines using physical means to kill, enslave or replace humans. But in the last two years, new artificial…

ESITI A LUNGO TERMINE DELLA DIVERTICOLITE OPERATA. QUALE INTERVENTO E’ MEGLIO ? UNA ANALISI DEFINITIVA CON LA TECNICA DELLA META-ANALISI. DA”Annals of Surgery “.

Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials on Long-Term Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Perforated Diverticulitis Horesh, Nir et al. Abstract Objective: Assess long-term outcomes of patients with perforated diverticulitis treated with resection or laparoscopic lavage (LL). Summary Background Data: Surgical treatment of perforated diverticulitis changed in the last few decades. LL and increasing evidence that primary anastomosis (PRA) is feasible in certain patients have broadened…

SICUREZZA DEI PROBIOTICI 2023. OCCHIO A QUESTO ARTICOLO DI REVISIONE! DA “Gut Microbes” (FREE).

Emerging issues in probiotic safety: 2023 perspectives Daniel Merenstein et al. ABSTRACT Probiotics are used for both generally healthy consumers and in clinical settings. However, theoretical and proven adverse events from probiotic consumption exist. New probiotic strains and products, as well as expanding use of probiotics into vulnerable populations, warrants concise, and actionable recommendations on…

NON SPRECATE TEMPO PER LA VOSTRA RICERCA: PRIMA FATE UNA META-ANALISI DEGLI STUDI GIA’ PUBBLICATI! DAL GRUPPO DI IOANNIDIS. “Journal of Clinical Epidemiology”.

Peer review before trial conduct could increase research value and reduce waste Maximilian Siebert , Florian Naudet , and  John P.A. Ioannidis Highlights ° Traditional peer-review of clinical trials happens after the trials are already done ° In this piece we examine several options for review and improvement of trials before they are conducted ° Innovative ideas are necessary…

UNA GUIDA 2023 PER UNA MIGLIORE REVISIONE SISTEMATICA. MOLTE META-ANALISI SONO POCO INFORMATIVE. IOANNIDIS COLPISCE ANCORA! DA “BMC Infectious Diseases” (FREE).

Guidance to best tools and practices for systematic reviews Kat Kolaski1, Lynne Romeiser Logan,  and John P. A. Ioannidis Abstract Data continue to accumulate indicating that many systematic reviews are methodologically fawed, biased, redundant, or uninformative. Some improvements have occurred in recent years based on empirical methods research and standardization of appraisal tools; however, many authors do not…

RIFAXIMINA PER LA PREVENZIONE DELLA DIVERTICOLITE. LA EVIDENZA NON E’ ANCORA DEFINITIVA. UNA META-ANALISI DAL CLUB FOR EBG&H. DA “FRONTIERS IN GASTROENTEROLOGY” (FREE)

Preventing acute diverticulitis. any roles for non-absorbable antibiotics? in search of evidence: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis Maurizio Koch, Alberto Enrico Maraolo, Giuseppe Natoli3 and Salvatore Corrao Background: Hospital admissions for diverticulitis, a complication of diverticular disease, are very much on the increase. Prevention of diverticulitis could cut costs and save lives. Aims: To…