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Q&A: Obtaining Informed Consent in Clinical Research

Q&A: Obtaining Informed Consent in Clinical Research

Obtaining informed consent is crucial in medical research, and new methods of obtaining consent are aiming to make study information more readily accessible.

Underreporting Negative Clinical Trial Data Raises Ethical Concerns With WHO, FDA, NIH

Underreporting Negative Clinical Trial Data Raises Ethical Concerns With WHO, FDA, NIH

A number of organizations recently raised ethical concerns linked to researchers not reporting negative results of clinical trials.

Medical Device Safety: A Call For Improvement

Medical Device Safety: A Call For Improvement

A large number of product recalls for various medical devices indicates the need for more regulation prior to approval, and more active monitoring after devices hit the market.

Preoperative Glargine Dosing May Affect Perioperative Glycemic Control

Preoperative Glargine Dosing May Affect Perioperative Glycemic Control

Patients who received 60% to 87% of the normal evening glargine dose had the highest likelihood of achieving glycemic control.

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

The American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society have issued statements with the intent of improving insulin access and affordability.

Diabetes Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

Diabetes Psychosocial Care Addressed by ADA in First Published Recommendations

Evidence-based guidelines and clinician recommendations have been evaluated to create the first-of-its-kind statement focused on psychosocial care of people with diabetes.

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Practice Management More Than A Minute: The Downside To Pharmacy-Owned Clinics

More Than A Minute: The Downside To Pharmacy-Owned Clinics

A clinician examines the downside to "minute clinics" vs traditional primary care.

Type 2 Diabetes A Clinician's Plea for More Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Diabetes

A Clinician's Plea for More Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Diabetes

Studies designed to address real-world challenges can potentially lead to both better-informed clinical decision making and improved outcomes.

Practice Management Writing a Prescription for Compassion

Writing a Prescription for Compassion

One clinician proposes that pharmaceutical companies turn their attention to developing a compassion pill -- for fellow clinicians.

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The Effects of Alcohol on The Body's Major Systems

The Effects of Alcohol on The Body's Major Systems

Varying degrees of alcohol consumption affect every major organ system.

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The American Thyroid Association recently published updated evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing adults with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid ...

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Latest in Obesity

Hair Cortisol Levels Linked to Adiposity and Obesity

New research suggested that long-term exposure to increased cortisol may be associated with increased adiposity levels.

Do Anti-inflammatory Diets Reduce Chronic Pain in Obesity?

Healthy Eating Index-2010 scores were found to mediate the relationship between BMI and pain in patients with obesity.

Gestational Weight Gain Influenced By Group Prenatal Care

Researchers found that women participating in group prenatal care were more likely to experience excess gestational weight gain.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Contraceptive Use Raises Stroke Risk in Comorbid Migraine

The use of combined hormonal contraceptives significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine with aura but not in women with migraine without aura.

Opioids Reduce Testosterone, Estradiol Serum Concentrations

Researchers measured free testosterone and free estradiol concentrations in patients on long-term opioid therapy to determine the side effects of treatment.

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Pediatric Populations

Researchers identified a 15-fold increase in diagnoses of vitamin D deficiency in children between 2008 and 2014.

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