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trial:

see procedureprocedure,
in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article deals only with civil procedure in Anglo-American law (for criminal procedure, see criminal law).
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Trial

 

a concept used in probability theory. Trials may have one (and only one) of the outcomes A1, A2,. . ., An Each outcome of a trial is considered an “event” that has a certain probability P(Ak). Here Trial always holds.

What does it mean when you dream about a trial?

Dreaming of being on trial may indicate that the dreamer needs to be more accepting of himself or herself and less judgmental of others.

trial

[trīl]
(statistics)
One of a series of duplicate experiments.

Trial

Bardell vs. Pickwick
trial for breach of promise results in imprisonment of both parties for not paying damages and costs. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
Trial by Jury
trial of a breach-of-promise suit is dismissed when the judge decides to many the plaintiff. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury]
Trial, The
Joseph K. is tried by a strange court for an unspecified crime. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]

trial

1. Law
a. the judicial examination of the issues in a civil or criminal cause by a competent tribunal and the determination of these issues in accordance with the law of the land
b. the determination of an accused person's guilt or innocence after hearing evidence for the prosecution and for the accused and the judicial examination of the issues involved
c. (as modifier): trial proceedings
2. a motorcycling competition in which the skills of the riders are tested over rough ground
3. Ceramics a piece of sample material used for testing the heat of a kiln and its effects
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But my sense is that our industry's reflexive responses to negative findings are coming less from a place of concern for scientific integrity and more from a deeply held insecurity about A) the true efficacy of our products, B) the scientific provability of this efficacy and C) the economic impact that a negative trial may have on a given product category.
Concern about a lack of external validity may discourage physicians from abandoning treatments following a negative trial result.
The point is, this was not a slam-dunk negative trial, but it ended up getting reported that way.
A Glaxo SmithKline trial, study 329, which looked at the effects of the antidepressant paroxetine in depressed minors, was a negative trial, but one that was published--sort of: Glaxo SmithKline published selected positive results.
The Canadian report also noted that "Monsanto pursued aggressive marketing tactics, compensated farmers whose veterinary bills escalated due to increased side effects associated with the use of [rBGH], and covered up negative trial results.
Panelists at the meeting said they were not comfortable drawing any conclusions from analyses of patient subgroups in a negative trial.
Rather than being seen as a negative trial, the study appears to speak to the usefulness of structured, individualized weekly CBT, said Dr.
For example, a recent negative study of saw palmetto for prostate problems was the first negative trial out of more than 30 prior studies, all of which were more or less positive.
A fourth trial of approximately 400 patients with acute schizophrenia was considered a negative trial, as the active-control (olanzapine) differentiated from placebo whereas asenapine did not.
In the wake of last year's nearly 2,000-patient negative trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, this practice isn't routinely justified in all pregnancies.
com/research/146324/forecast_insight) has announced the addition of the "Forecast Insight: Dyslipidemia - Genericization and Negative Trial Data Drive Market Shrinking" report to their offering.
The Panel's report concluded that: "In aggregate these deficiencies, and the fact that all relevant secondary end points were statistically significant in favour of AZD3582, do not allow a conclusion of negative trial outcome.