Risks of moving clinical trials online include missing key information about the patient experience — and higher dropout rates could also impair the overall quality of trials.
Deep down, many perfectionists feel like phonies. Their lofty, self-imposed standards also isolate them from others. A recovering perfectionist shares how they became free.
ADHD is often perceived as a “male” disorder that manifests in hyperactivity. But for girls, symptoms are often different.
Between 1997 and June 2019, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed some medical device manufacturers to submit summary reports of adverse events related to their products through a hidden “Alternative Summary Reporting” (ASR) program that enabled these manufacturers to bypass the publicly accessible Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database.
Despite the gains of the #MeToo movement, women still hesitate to file work-related sexual harassment complaints for fear of repercussions. Now a study suggests people may indeed penalize female employees for self-reporting such experiences.
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When zoologist Ivan Sazima went for a walk in the park in southeastern Brazil on a warm September day in 2013, he was hoping to find noteworthy animal behavior to study.
But he did not expect to witness lizard necrophilia.
A perpetually shy introvert, Deborah Gray often experienced bullying at school. But by 9th grade, things started looking up: bullying had ceased, and Gray finally made friends.
Police officers investigating a crime may hesitate to interview drunk witnesses. But waiting until they sober up may not be the best strategy; people remember more while they are still inebriated than they do a week later, a new study finds.
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Humans are getting taller; they're also fatter than ever and live longer than at any time in history. And all of these changes have occurred in the past 100 years, scientists say....
Many people view climate change as a distant, abstract threat. But having them imagine the tangible consequences of resulting droughts or floods may help shift this perception and encourage proenvironmental behavior, a new study suggests.
In an analysis of more than 3000 randomized controlled trials, researchers identified 396 medical reversals — a total that included what investigators determined were 23 oncology reversals and 8 reversals related to cancer in the context of preventive medicine.1 Of the oncology reversals, 3 focused specifically on the use of bevacizumab in glioblastoma.
In 2009, bevacizumab received accelerated approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat progressive glioblastoma following...