Checking out the check-ups

Lasse Krogsbøll, from the Nordic Cochrane Centre, explains research into whether general health checks improve mortality and morbidity in the population. Also, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) this week announced plans to make trial data used as the basis for its decisions publicly available. BMJ Deputy editor Trish Groves finds out more from some of the key players in the campaign for open data.

See also
General health checks in adults for reducing morbidity and mortality from disease
Trish Groves: A European tale—data sharing at the EMA

Demo video

Audio chapters:

EMA's announcement to free up data: 0:47

General health checks: 7:8