The pharma Singularity is near

Originally posted on STweM:
The concept of singularity has a number of definitions, including those deriving from astrophysics and mathematics. However, it is now most commonly used in the sense popularised by Ray Kurzweil, namely to denote ‘a unique event with singular implications’. As a proper noun, Kurzweil’s Singularity reflects on the numerous ‘implications of the…

Astropharmacology — Part I —

Astropharmacology: name proposal for a scientific field devoted to study why names of magnificent planets are used as acronyms of poor quality clinical trials. Part 1: Neptune and Saturn — Study of Solifenacin Succinate and Tamsulosin Hydrochloride OCAS in Males With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (NEPTUNE) Why I think the overall quality of this study…

“Astropharmacology” name proposal for a scientific field devoted to study why names of magnificent planets are used as acronyms of poor quality clinical trials. Part 1: Neptune and Saturn

Study of Solifenacin Succinate and Tamsulosin Hydrochloride OCAS in Males With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (NEPTUNE) Why I think the overall quality of this study is poor? PubMed Commons comment on NEPTUNE A Study With Combination Treatment (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride and Solifenacin Succinate) in Male Patients With LUTS/BPH (SATURN) Why I think the overall quality of this…