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Doctor insights on: Clinical Research Recruitment Agencies

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Are clinical trials (research studies) available for men with testicular cancer?

Are clinical trials (research studies) available for men with testicular cancer?

Yes: Go to the nci website to see a full list of trials available across the U.S. There are many more in europe and other countries as well. ...Read more

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Does the fda require drug companies to publish all their research?

Does the fda require drug companies to publish all their research?

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

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What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

A number: Of organizations do statistical analyses, but the national institute of mental healh is likely what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Are reports from those clinical trials reliable?

Are reports from those clinical trials reliable?

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

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What is operation peer support within the blinded veterans association?

What is operation peer support within the blinded veterans association?

Special funding : Special line item funding for the centers of excellence to put together best programs for vets. ...Read more

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Are protocols by agency for healthcare quality and research standard of care?

Are protocols by agency for healthcare quality and research standard of care?

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

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Where to submit donations concerning research for tooth regeneration?

Where to submit donations concerning research for tooth regeneration?

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 more

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Epidemiologists, where can I find credible health statistics and demographic statistics?

Epidemiologists, where can I find credible health statistics and demographic statistics?

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 more

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Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?

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

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Will the va provide guide dogs for blinded veterans?

Will the va provide guide dogs for blinded veterans?

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 more

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Do universities or researches ever recruit for case studies? (not looking to get paid) neurology, maybe psychiatry psychology?

Do universities or researches ever recruit for case studies? (not looking to get paid) neurology, maybe psychiatry psychology?

Yes: Look up clinicaltrials.Gov on the internet. You can find studies that might be of interest to you and give information on recruitment. ...Read more

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Provide a website that lists health fraud products?

Fraud: Best site is www.Fda.Gov/forconsumers/protectyourself/healthfraud.

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Are obamacare supporters for and against stem cell research?

Are obamacare supporters for and against stem cell research?

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

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Any medical research on art kids meeting donors?

Any medical research on art kids meeting donors?

Yes: There is quite a bit of deliberation on this topic, as well as case history studies on the boston pediatric hospital's website, under renal transplant. ...Read more

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Any good dissociative disorder programs/ hospitals?

Any good dissociative disorder programs/ hospitals?

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

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Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?

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 more

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