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18 18 June 2018

Who’s the bad guy? Become a better health reporter by bringing together ethics and standards of investigative journalism and Evidence-based medicine (EBM)

By | June 18th, 2018|Categories: Approvals - Homologations, Clinical trials - Essais cliniques, Conflict of interest - Conflits d’intérêts, Training - Enseignement|0 Comments

Re-Check joined the European Investigative Journalism Conference, that took place in Mechelen, Belgium, In May 2018. We were honored to have the chance to teach one day long to a group of investigative reporters of several countries. Conflicts of interest, debunking flawed health news and how to assess the evidence quality were at the core of [...]

17 17 October 2017

Isotretinoin: health system failures

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Isotretinoin - Roaccutane®|0 Comments

Do not miss Wednesday, October 18, 2017 the broadcast in French on RTS (the program is “36,9”) of Serena Tinari’s investigative report about a case involving isotretinoin (*). Serena Tinari’s stunning story was first broadcasted in Italian on RSI channel in February 2017. It reveals a tragic affair: the birth in Switzerland of a girl with [...]

4 4 September 2017

Winding back the harms of too much medicine: Re-Check joined the 5th Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference in Québec City

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: Adverse effects - Effets indésirables, Approvals - Homologations, Breast cancer screening - Dépistage du cancer du sein, Clinical trials - Essais cliniques, Endometriosis - Endométriose, HPV - HPV/VPH, HPV vaccine - Vaccination anti-HPV, Overdiagnosis - Surdiagnostic|0 Comments

Catherine Riva of Re-Check was selected by the organizers of the Conference to present the results of her investigation on the “mammo-business”, an extensive system of business models and careers building grown in Switzerland around mammography screening. Her long-form investigative piece was honored in 2014 with a Media Award of the Swiss Academies of Medical Sciences. [...]

17 17 June 2017

The crossroads between Evidence Based Medicine and investigation

By | June 17th, 2017|Categories: Training - Enseignement|0 Comments

The crossroads between Evidence Based Medicine and investigation: Re-Check training day in Fribourg (Switzerland) With Catherine Riva and Serena Tinari (Re-Check), Thomas Angeli (Lobbywatch), Manolo Luppichini (reporter) and Prof. Thierry Buclin (Division de toxicologie et de pharmacologie clinique, CHUV, Lausanne).

15 15 June 2017

Overkill?

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Genetics - Génétique, Guest author - Auteur invité, HPV - HPV/VPH|0 Comments

By Abby Lippman, Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University; Research Associate, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University Published on bioethiqueonline.ca, 14 Jun 2017 Sometimes, perhaps too often, a “bad idea this way comes” and one of the latest is not just “bad” but rather horrifying to me — and perhaps to [...]