2. A New ‘dog-leg’ clinical trial design would expose fewer people to risk. The ultimate aim is to make the research and development stage more efficient so that the findings can get out and benefit patients and the public.
3. Researchers at UC San Francisco have created a statistical model to predict whether heart scans are useful in prescribing statins. The researchers created a statistical model to predict whether or not it made sense to do a heart scan, using data from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and other sources.