A new editorial by Simon Levin in PLoS Biology has the thought provoking title “Fundamental Questions in Biology”. It set me thinking what the fundamental questions in medicine might be, and, perhaps even more importantly, what’s going on to address them.
Archives for September 2006
“It is no longer possible to say that people aren’t trying hard enough, or thinking creatively enough, to solve the problem of neglected diseases,” wrote Erica Check in a feature in Foreign Policy magazine entitled Quest for the Cure.
Here we go again. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) has once more come under fire, only this time the accusations are even more brutal.
Is it folly to believe that a medical or scientific journal can have any measurable impact upon global poverty?