Efficacy vs. Effectiveness in Clinical Trials

Problems with Scientific Research

Efficacy and effectiveness – what’s the difference? Efficacy is the maximum performance of a treatment under ideal and controlled circumstances. This includes testing on healthy populations and within a time constraint i.e. test controls will be monitored for 14 or 30 days post administration. To determine efficacy the outcome is plotted against dose in a […]

Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

There’s only a short seasonal window of opportunity for Baked Pear and Plum Crumble, but when the dates align, my goodness is it worth it. The sweetness of the pear, with the tartness of the plum makes this dessert one of a kind. When preparing this dessert, I recommend always using black plums over red […]