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No: And that is a problem. Sometimes, a drug company can withhold research that is not beneficial to their product but not of a primary concern. However, that "minor" concern may later be important if scores of patients get an adverse event. ...Read more
Great question.: This is a complicated subject that people spend their entire careers on - what makes a good study/clinical trial? It depends on many things: what type of study is done, funding source, if the results are clinically significant or just statistically sig, how is the data analyzed, etc. If there's a particular study you see in the news, your doctor might be able to help clarify the take home points. ...Read more
No: Standards of care refer to the normal & usual treatment of a medical condition in a community. Protocols by ahqr provide studies to streamline therapy for a specific disease in a large population. The latter may be used to justify or deny treatments which are expensive. ...Read more
American heart association medical journal just posted an article - small research study states that they have found new autoantibodys that are specific 2 pots patients, :) more research being done :)?
Research POTS: Yes more research is being done.Get a more detailed answer ›
None that I know of: Dude what are you asking about? I see your condition is stating suicide, are you looking to commit some type of harm to yourself and hope that if you leave your teeth to a study on tooth regeneration all would be forgiven by the people around you? Let me tell you something, people who know you and care about you will not forgive you because you did "such a noble deed". Call someone now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple locations: Government agencies, special interest and single issue organizations, health organizations, groups, and non-profit associations have websites and may post stats. Also, depending on type you are looking for, cdc has national center for health statistics, and a faststats section on website. Also nat'l institutes of health website, nih.Gov has many. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?
Fully disagree: There is NO solid evidence anywhere that gluten causes Alzheimer's disease, and there is NO relationship with Celiac disease and dementia, but Celiac disease does cause a Peripheral Small Fibre Neuropathy. We have some anecdotal cases of gluten sensitivity affecting MS indirectly, and maybe transient worsening of other conditions, but no Alzheimer's links. ...Read more
Sometimes: Each veteran's case is reviewed and evaluated by a prescribing clinician for the following: ?ability and means, including family or caregiver, to care for the dog currently and in the future ?goals that are to accomplished through the use of the dog ?goals that are to be accomplished through other assistive technology or therapy the veteran will be informed of an approval or disapproval of th. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which universities (except Wake Forest Uni) do scientific studies to regenerate bladder by using stem cell to transplant into patients?
Please see details: Memorial Sloan Kettering, MD Anderson, University of Iowa, & University of CA, SF ...Read more
Do universities or researches ever recruit for case studies? (not looking to get paid) neurology, maybe psychiatry psychology?
Obama & stem cells: Hard to generalize to that degree but embryonic stem cell research has expanded since president obama took office and seems to have faded somewhat from the national political scene. Proponents say the research has the potential to cure serious diseases, while critics believe harvesting and studying the cells is immoral. ...Read more
Contact Univ hosp: McLean Hospital a Harvard Medical School Affiliate is a good start. They may know of other programs in your city. ...Read more
Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?
Some are: The DBQ application forms are a summary of the medical status of a veteran in relationship to claimed service connected disability. A team of contract physicians has been trained to perform these examinations and submit the DBQ forms. Some Health Tap doctors have had this training and can do this although the examinations are scheduled through organizations such as VES and QTC.l ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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