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International committee of medical journal editors updates requirements for clinical trials registry

...The registry must be electronically searchable and accessible to the public at no charge. It must be open to all registrations and not for profit. It must have a mechanism to ensure the validity of the registration data." "The purpose of a clinical trials registry is to promote the public good by ensuring tha...

International medical journals amplify call for registration of drug trials

...try that is electronically searchable and publicly accessible at no charge before the first patient is enrolled. The journals will accept retrospective registration of trials that began enrollment before July 2005 as long as registration is complete by Sept. 13, 2005. The editorial, "Is This Trial Fully Regist...

Group-based education improves diabetes self-management, studies find

...tion programs must be delivered in places that are accessible to the community, that are near to where patients live; supermarkets tours, for example, can help people learn what to eat and when to eat and to read labels." Patients with low or no literacy also may be more difficult to reach, Deakin adds. "If lit...

Go to the tape: Video replay improves radiology residents' performance

...points and wisdom pearls is created that is easily accessible for further teaching seminars," said Dr. Nguyen. The inspiration for the study also came from outside the medical realm. "I happened to be taking ski and tennis lessons at the time. My coach was using videotape feedback to help me improve. It really ...

Arabic translation of doctoral thesis on Yemeni health workers

... costs. With this translation the book is now also accessible for health workers and other Arabic speakers who are interested in women and development....

Misunderstanding real cost a barrier to mammography

...Robeson County was about $60 at a radiology clinic accessible to many women in the study. Interestingly, researchers discovered that women enrolled in government-provided insurance programs (Medicaid or Medicare) were generally better informed about their coverage compared to women enrolled in private insuranc...

Research suggests molecular approaches to brain tumor treatment

...receptor in brain tumors and thus making them more accessible to drugs targeting the receptor. The third research study focused on the search for novel specific molecular markers or targets in brain tumors. EphA2, a cell membrane-anchored protein-receptor, was shown to be uniformly overexpressed in malignant br...

New grants to Georgetown to help build national cancer biomedical informatics grid

...e published will likely become more rapid and more accessible via the grid. Clarke describes Georgetown as one of the "most active and visible of the cancer centers" now involved in caBIG, saying the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center team was the first proposed caBIG site to be visited by NCI leadership p...

2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced

...elligent, perceptive journalism written in broadly accessible language plays a primary role in communicating progress in biomedicine to the public, which both supports and is the beneficiary of basic biomedical research. For these reasons, journalistic excellence in this area is of the highest importance and de...

Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health

...that difficulty in obtaining adequate, affordable, accessible health care undermines the health of many residents in poor urban neighborhoods. The problem is particularly acute for urbanites who are women and for racial/ethnic minorities. "Policy should be shaped to provide more health-care assistance for the w...

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