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Entries from April 2019

E37: TRACE-RA Atorvastatin for Primary Prevention of CVD in RA

April 18th, 2019 · Comments

This week I pair the recently published TRACE-RA trial assessing the efficacy of atorvastatin in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. It offered a great opportunity to also go after the recent Nature publication "Scientists rise up against statistical significance," which has (inexplicably) gotten so much high praise.  

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E36: Baricitinib for SLE

April 4th, 2019 · Comments

This week I discuss the phase 2 trial on baricitinib in SLE.  Though it's early times (and the total flop of rituxan in ME/CFS recently can attest to this), this was a large phase 2 and I'm hopeful it carries through to the ongoing phase 3 trials.  Follow me on twitter and find all the papers / links at my new landing page,!

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