Question: 2. View the following video
https://www.ted.com/talks/ben_goldacre_battling_bad_science?language=…


2. View the following video
https://www.ted.com/talks/ben_goldacre_battling_bad_science?language=en#t-840484

A) The speaker says epidemiology is the science of how we know.
Explain what he means.

B) What might be wrong with a clinical trial that compares a new
medicine to a placebo rather than to a medicine that is the
standard of care for treating the same illness?

C) What are some ways to ‘rig’ a particular study on a new
drug?

D) Give an example of publication bias.

E) What does the speaker, Ben Goldacre, think is the single
biggest ethical problem facing medicine today? Do you think you or
anyone you know may have been affected by this personally? Why or
why not?

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