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Following court ruling, NIH warns drug and device companies to post missing trial data 

20 hours ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - Hundreds of drug companies, medical device manufacturers, and universities owe the public a decade's worth of missing data from clinical trials, federal officials...
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Opinion: Children will pay long-term stress-related costs of Covid-19 unless we follow the science

20 hours ago   |   STAT

The world is learning more about the uncommon but puzzling ways Covid-19 can show up in kids, keeping worried parents on the lookout for symptoms of the disease. We should also...
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Opinion: The DRC needs an Ebola survivor program to truly quell its outbreak

20 hours ago   |   STAT

If the Democratic Republic of the Congo truly wants to break free of Ebola, it should focus on the people who survived its 10th and most recent Ebola outbreak - the second...
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Covid-19 apps and wearables are everywhere. Can they actually benefit patients?

20 hours ago   |   STAT

With Covid-19 cases again climbing, health tech companies and researchers are renewing their pitch for wearables and apps as a cutting-edge way to catch new cases and detect...
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Expert reaction to analysis of clinical trial data on cholesterol lowering drugs and targets for ‘bad' cholesterol levels

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

An analysis, published in BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, looked at clinical trial data on cholesterol lowering drugs and targets for ‘bad' cholesterol levels. Prof John Cleland...
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Telephone and in-person disclosure of genetic test results: 6-week recall, comprehension, and distress among participants in the REVEAL Study

1 day ago   |   Harvard

Kurt D. Christensen, J. S. Roberts, W. R. Uhlmann, P. J. Whitehouse, T. Obisesan, L. A. Cupples, and R. C. Green. 2010. “ Telephone and in-person disclosure of genetic test...
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Motivations for Seeking Personal Genetic Testing Varies by Self-Reported Health

1 day ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

Robert C. Green, Kurt D. Christensen, Sarah S. Kalia, Joanna Mountain, A. Kiefer, Tanya Moreno, E. MacBean, and J. Scott Roberts. 2013. “ Motivations for Seeking Personal...
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Nearly half of low-income communities have no ICU beds in their area

1 day ago   |   STAT

As Covid-19 continues to strain the country's hospital system, new research exposes a striking gap in access to ICU care from one community to the next. The study, published...
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Victoria's contact-tracing effort buckles under the weight of Covid-19 cases

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

ANU's Peter Collignon says what's important now is making sure people who test positive stay at home Stage 4 lockdown rules explained Download the free Guardian app to get the...
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Cost analyses of genomic sequencing: lessons learned from the MedSeq Project

1 day ago   |   Harvard

K. D. Christensen, K. A. Phillips, R. C. Green, and D. Dukhovny. 2018. “ Cost analyses of genomic sequencing: lessons learned from the MedSeq Project .” Value Health, 21, Pp...
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Relive the final descent of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft

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MeTooSTEM founder admits to creating Twitter persona who “died” of COVID-19

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Maya Barton Zuckerman, B.S

Maya Barton Zuckerman, B.S

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