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ISPOR Updates Its Code of Ethics

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ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today that it has published an updated code of ethics.

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Hematapoietic, Stem Cell, Transplant, Gene Therapy, New England Journal Of Medicine, Uc Davis

UC Davis Researcher Urges Caution on Engineered Stem Cells

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In a commentary published in the Jan. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, UC Davis researcher William Murphy expressed cautious optimism about efforts to genetically engineer hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to temporarily resist cell death during transplantation. While these gene therapy approaches could dramatically improve patient outcomes, Murphy argues that their risks must be carefully studied in diverse models.

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Research Reveals ‘Shocking’ Weakness of Lab Courses

With the new emphasis on hands-on, active learning throughout higher education, lab courses would seem to have an advantage – what could be more active than doing experiments? But surprising new research reveals traditional labs fall far short of their pedagogical goals.

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Behavior, Behavioral Science, Social Science, Social Science Research, Management, Organizational Behavior, Group Behavior

New Behavioral Science Approach Combines Experiments, Models

Researchers are outlining a new approach to behavioral research that draws on experimental studies and computer models to offer new insights into organizational and group behavior.

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Chinese, Older Adults, Immigrant, Stigma and Health, Intervention, Milestone, health disparaties, Model Minority Myth

It’s Not Your Model Minority: The PINE Study Reveals the Challenges U.S. Chinese Aging Population Facing

In 2017, researchers from Rush University Medical Center completed the third wave of the PINE study, shedding a light on how cultural determinants impact the health outcomes and disparities among Chinese older adults.

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Xylella: A Conscience, Not a Science Problem

The Sbarro Health Research Organization congratulates the Italian researchers who were able to prove a direct causal link between the infection by Xylella fastidiosa and the death of olive trees in southern Italy.

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Life Science, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, biomedical workforce, Education, Training, Science Education, Graduate Education

Coalition Seeks to Increase Transparency on Life Science Career Prospects

Nine U.S. research universities and a major cancer institute are announcing plans to give would-be life scientists clear, standardized data on graduate school admissions, education and training opportunities, and career prospects.

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Violence a Matter of Scale, Not Quantity, Researchers Show

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Researchers at the University of Notre Dame studying violence found the larger the population of a society, the smaller its war group size, proportionally — which means fewer casualties in a conflict.

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Bioethics, Ethics, fetal therapy , Jeremy Sugarman

Bioethicists Call for Caution in Use of Rare Experimental Fetal Therapy

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Citing uncertainties about the risks and benefits of an experimental therapy for fetuses whose kidneys do not develop, bioethicists at Johns Hopkins and a team of medical experts are calling for rigorous clinical trials in the use of a potential treatment, known as amnioinfusion.

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