The target trial episode: The case of diclofenac and cardiovascular disease

Episode 33

Free Associations Podcast | October 23rd, 2018


Epidemiology, Research Methods

Matt, Chris, and Don look at a study that used a unique approach, analyzing observational data like a randomized trial, to look at the effect of a common NSAID on cardiovascular disease, the gang discusses a study attempting (and often failing) to reproduce results originally published in Nature and Science, and Chris, yet again, finds a way to talk about bees.

Journal club article:

Diclofenac study