The updated CONSORT Statement -- which provides guidance for the reporting of randomized trials -- was simultaneously published yesterday by nine leading medical journals: BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMC Medicine, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, The Lancet, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Open Medicine, PLoS Medicine, and Trials.
“….On March 8, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched its report, The Global Fund 2010: Innovation and Impact, presenting results so far and outlining challenges and new strategies. Since its inception in 2002, the Fund has grown into an impressive force in the landscape of global health initiatives. By its own estimation, the Fund has supported programmes that have saved around 4·9 million lives.
Analyzing composite outcomes in cardiovascular studies: Traditional Cox proportional hazards versus quality-of-life–adjusted survival approaches February 22, 2010. Vol. 4(1), pp.40-48. Dean T Eurich, Sumit R Majumdar, Finlay A McAlister, Ross T Tsuyuki, Yutaka Yasui, Jeffrey A Johnson