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The Trump administration is touting the Henry Ford study that found hydroxychloroquine was associated with lower mortality for hospitalized COVID-19 patients. But multiple randomized controlled trials have found the drug is not beneficial to such patients.

On the Gilead release, two things to note. First, this is a comparison of people in Gilead's trial to a different group getting standard of care outside of the trial. These sorts of analyses are prone to bias/confounding, which is why randomized controlled trials exist.

Efficacy of Homeopathic Arnica: A Systematic Review of Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials

Randomized controlled trials do not all agree

Your DAILY reminder that the CDC says masks are WORTHLESS: "evidence from 14 randomized controlled trials of these measures did not support a substantial effect on transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza. "

There are three randomized controlled trials of hydroxychloroquine, all of which have failed to prove or disprove a beneficial or harmful effect on COVID-19 clinical course or clearance of virus.

@KendronJohn  Heh@sandi89701936  @APfuckball : "evidence from 14 randomized controlled trials of these measures did not support a substantial effect on transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza. " DOES NOT SUPPORT. No stat-sig, game's over. That's how medical science WORKS. Remember laetrile?

#NIH ’ #ACTIV  Working Group author @NEJM  perspective on pros/cons of controlled human infection models (CHIMs) fo #COVID19  human challenge studies. Concluded that randomized, controlled trials will be fastest and most effective:

Your daily reminder of the following controlled trials'>Random Controlled Trials showing masks are USELESS on ordinary people against viruses, but HANDWASHING works. Disagree? Cite a reviewed RCT that I can actually read the text on or sit down and STFU. #MasksAreWorthless  @realDonaldTrump 

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@anthonybrown  @captainkidd63Oh , so you mean the person who SPEAKS is how we judge data? That is science? Here's the science from a retrospective analysis of multiple (nearly 10!) controlled trials'>Random Controlled Trials. These are the GENERAL PUBLIC ones (there are also HX worker ones); BOTH show NO BENEFIT to masks.

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After taking our medicine, COVID patients recovered in 5-14 days&then tested negative. So, we can say cure for COVID is possible through Ayurveda.We're performing controlled clinical trials only. In next 4-5 days,evidence&data will be released by us: Acharya Balkrishna, Patanjali

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This govt provides encouragement & pride to Ayurveda. Communication gap has been done away with & we have 100% fulfilled all standard parameters for Randomised Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials. We've given info for the same to Ministry of AYUSH: Acharya Balkrishna,CEO Patanjali

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Yes. Masks for the public. "as with parachutes for jumping out of airplanes, it is time to act without waiting for randomized controlled trials evidence" by and colleagues @bmj_latest  @trishgreenhalgh  #Masks4All 

Ellison sold Trump on the malaria drug and also sold him on having the CDC work with oracle on "crowd sourcing" to find out if the drug worked as opposed to controlled trials

The Nobel Memorial Prize in economics has gone to three brilliant scholars who have enormously improved our understanding of how to fight poverty. They use randomized controlled trials to test what works at what cost and have been hugely influential

"Yes, [Trump] attacks men too, sometimes viciously. But the first two days of impeachment testimony provided something like a controlled experiment, where the only difference between the two trials, the only variable, was gender," writes @MollyJongFast .

"Yes, [Trump] attacks men too, sometimes viciously. But the first two days of impeachment testimony provided something like a controlled experiment, where the only difference between the two trials, the only variable, was gender," writes @MollyJongFast .

"Yes, [Trump] attacks men too, sometimes viciously. But the first two days of impeachment testimony provided something like a controlled experiment, where the only difference between the two trials, the only variable, was gender," argues @MollyJongFast :

#VitaminD supplementation in adults does not prevent fractures, falls or improve bone mineral density—finding from a meta-analysis of 81 randomised controlled trials

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