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Article ID: 692323

Review of Vitamin D Research Identifies Ethical Issues in Placebo Use

George Washington University

George Washington University's Dr. Leigh Frame reviewed several studies using placebo groups in clinical trials that may pose ethical issues.

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5-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    21-Feb-2018 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 689765

Early Results From Clinical Trials Not All They’re Cracked Up to Be, Shows New Research

Mayo Clinic

When people are suffering from a chronic medical condition, they may place their hope on treatments in clinical trials that show early positive results. However, these results may be grossly exaggerated in more than 1 in 3 early clinical trials, reports a new study led by Mayo Clinic and published today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Released:
19-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689855

WashU Expert: Porn Star Payment Raises Ethics Concerns

Washington University in St. Louis

President Donald Trump’s private lawyer claims that he personally sent $130,000 to porn star Stephanie Clifford, who stated that she had an affair with Trump a decade ago, long prior to his election. The lawyer, Michael Cohen, claimed the payment was legal. But Peter Joy, a legal ethics expert at Washington University in St.

Released:
20-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 681585

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Newswise

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Released:
16-Feb-2018 2:50 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 688325

Survey Results Show Christians Becoming Less Concerned About the Environment

Indiana University

There has been no "greening of Christianity" among people in the pews, despite efforts by some religious leaders to emphasize environmental stewardship, according to new Indiana University research.

Released:
23-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 687941

ISPOR Updates Its Code of Ethics

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

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

Released:
16-Jan-2018 8:30 AM EST
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Article ID: 687453

UC Davis Researcher Urges Caution on Engineered Stem Cells

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

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.

Released:
3-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST

Article ID: 687370

Research Reveals ‘Shocking’ Weakness of Lab Courses

Cornell University

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.

Released:
3-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 687381

New Behavioral Science Approach Combines Experiments, Models

North Carolina State University

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.

Released:
3-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    31-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 687324

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

Chinese Health, Aging, and Policy Program (CHAP)

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.

Released:
29-Dec-2017 4:20 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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