Volunteers for clinical research are "renting" out their bodies to help discover how the human body reacts to a device, drug, or therapeutic strategy.
Female researchers still face challenges when publishing research.
More than 20% of articles included in a cross-sectional study included conflict-of-interest disclosures.
Evidence of the streetlight effect can be found across several fields, in which cases investigators draw suspect conclusions from analysis of irrelevant data.
In a controversial and divisive article, a group of researchers proposes to improve "statistical standards of evidence" by lowering the P value from P <.05 to P <.005 in the fields of biomedical and social sciences.
Increasingly, the scientific community is coming to realize the invaluable role that negative outcomes play in the understanding of medicine as a whole.
New methods of obtaining consent are offering options that can bridge the geographic distances between researcher and participant, while making study information more easily accessible.
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