Posted 12:00 PM 2/4/2013 by Robert Preidt
MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Advances in science and health care rely on public participation in research, but only 11 percent of adults and 5 percent of children in the United States have ever participated in medical studies, according to a new survey.(More)...
Posted 7:00 AM 1/22/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Male and older scientists are more likely than female and younger colleagues to commit research misconduct, according to a new study.
Researchers analyzed data from the U.S. Office of Research Integrity, which investigates allegations of misconduct in (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 1/7/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare spends more than $1 billion each year for breast cancer screenings such as mammography, according to a new study.
However, all that expenditure may not help produce better results for older women, said Dr. Cary Gross, an associate professor of (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 12/26/2012 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Patients without spouses are underrepresented in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials and this imbalance could affect the findings of the trials, according to a new study.
Researchers looked at which type of caregiver Alzheimer's patients had in six (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 12/19/2012 by By Mary Brophy Marcus
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children who suffer from a rare and painful form of arthritis that's accompanied by fever and rashes may soon have more treatment options.
Two studies published in the Dec. 20 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine suggest that two drugs (More)