Year 2015 (49)

Edition nr. 3


www.avogel.nl

This website makes many promises, but offers no scientific evidence to back them up. Whether their drug Famosan® Salvia has a favourable effect on women with hot flushes has definitely not been proven in randomised double-blind studies. In any ca ...

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Ten myths about the pharmaceutical industry: myth 2

2. Marketing drugs too cheaply will stifle innovation.The drugs that have been put on the market for primary care in recent years and which were marketed as innovative have added little or nothing to the available range of pharmacotherapeutic opt ...

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Non-inferiority studies

1. D’Agostino RB, Massaro JM, Sullivan LM. Non-inferiority trials: design concepts and issues – theencounters of academic consultants in statistics. Stat Med 2003; 22: 169-186.2. Wangge G, Roes KC, Boer A de, Hoes AW, Knol MJ. The challenges of ...

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NHG Guideline on Sleep Problems and Hypnotic Drugs

The Guideline on Sleep Problems and Hypnotic Drugs published by the Dutch College of General Practitioners (NHG) provides recommendations for the management of patients with sleep problems in general practice. The guideline extensively discusses ...

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Linaclotide, Constella® (Almirall)

An article in Gebu 2002; 36: 15-21 proposed that the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) should primarily consist of reassurance: acknowledgement of complaints and education about the expected course. Although the effects on IBS of dieta ...

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