Archive: 06/25/2008

Managing incidental findings in human subjects research

[B]Article offers first major consensus recommendations for IFs[/B] An incidental finding (IF) is a finding concerning an individual research participant that has potential health or reproductive importance, is discovered in ...

Jun 25, 2008
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New online care for hypertension gets results

[B]Controlling blood pressure at home, on Web, nearly doubles proportion of successful patients, JAMA study reports[/B] Web-based care and at-home blood pressure checks can help control hypertension without office visits, acc ...

Jun 25, 2008
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Bedsharing and bassinets: 2 new studies assess the risks

Bassinet use in 2006 was nearly double what it was in 1992, and even though more than 45% of infants between the ages of 0-2 months use them, little is known about bassinet safety. In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Commission ...

Jun 25, 2008
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Savings help the medicine go down

[B]Prescription drug coverage for low income seniors reduces Medicaid[/B] A new study of state-subsidized pharmacy assistance programs showed that providing prescription drug coverage for low-income seniors reduces Medicaid and ...

Jun 25, 2008
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