Published on July 6, 2016
July 6, 2016
How can we redesign research questions so that we are not harming a population by doing research?! What research questions can we ask that are beneficial? How can we MOVE faster in all fronts after we have seen a result?
There was a recent challenge as to whether vitamin D was good for you–ALL the research studies used in that paper came from the widely esteemed Cochrane Review. For a study to be included in the Cochrane Review however, there has to be a ‘placebo’ group with 0 (zero) intake. So, a number of the valid studies done with pregnancy were not allowed to be included! But, the bigger question is how can you ethically have a zero intake of a nutrient (any nutrient) for a trial?