Scientists and universities receiving funds from the National Institutes of Health for cutting-edge research need to tighten their security procedures and take other precautions, said a panel of experts commissioned by the agency to investigate “foreign influences on research integrity.”

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This year, an estimated 6 million workers worldwide will receive wearable fitness trackers as part of workplace wellness programs. That’s up from about 2 million in 2016, according to ABI Research, a market research firm

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For Dr. Piero Anversa, the fall from scientific grace has been long, and the landing hard

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The general theme of digital health care is easy to grasp — maybe too easy. Somewhere, right now, a hopeful CEO is making a pitch to a potential investor about how its new digital product or service will transform health care and improve outcomes, reduce costs, and save time. The story works

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Most moms take medications during pregnancy. There’s practically no research on their safety – with comments from our Ruth Faden

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“A lot of women don’t understand just how poor the evidence base is,” said Carleigh Krubiner, PhD, a research scholar at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Ethics. “It really is shocking when you think about how poorly the research enterprise has done.”

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The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice probably isn’t the most collegial of places these days because Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, a leading expert on cancer screening and overtreatment, used data that belonged to Samir Soneji and a collaborator in California in a subsequent publication without even a hat tip

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We often prescribe new medications that were proven to be effective in rigorous clinical trials and were approved by the Food and Drug Adminstration only to find that our patients don’t get better

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