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Professor: ‘No empirical evidence’ shows government lockdowns stymied coronavirus

A professor said there is “no empirical evidence” to indicate government-imposed lockdowns have been successful in combating the spread of the coronavirus. Wilfred Reilly, who is a professor at Kentucky State University, posted a piece last week on the Spiked website that examined the effectiveness of various strategies federal and state governments have implemented to… Read More »

White House officials see ‘real evidence’ that coronvirus mitigation efforts are slowing outbreak, even as some states struggle

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Tasos Katopodis | Bloomberg | Getty Images White House officials are seeing “real evidence” that statewide lockdowns and other efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic are working in states… Read More »

FDA real-world evidence to be made available on Google Cloud

Google announced this week that it will make the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s open-source MyStudies platform available on the Google Cloud Platform. WHY IT MATTERSThe goal, said Jameson Rogers, product manager at Google Cloud Healthcare & Life Sciences, is “stimulate an open ecosystem that will improve the ability of organizations to perform research that… Read More »

Vendors aim to put real-world evidence from images on AWS

A new vendor partnership aims to bring real-world evidence related to medical images to Amazon Web Service’s AWS Data Exchange. The collaboration, between Life Image and Graticule is expected to make available a de-identified patient-level data set with information from natural language processing derived from Life Image’s data. The goal of the initiative is to… Read More »

Popular Diagnostic Measurements for Headache Lack Evidence of Accuracy – Neurology Advisor

There is a dearth of evidence for diagnostic accuracy in measurement scales that were reported in the literature for headache associated with musculoskeletal symptoms in adults. More studies are required to enhance the level of evidence, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. Researchers conducted a review of literature on the diagnostic accuracy of questionnaires and… Read More »