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Army tests both women, men in combat fitness study

Army researchers are studying how hard soldiers—both women and men—have to work at battlefield tasks as the scientists strive to define gender-neutral fitness standards for troops in combat units.

Mar 13, 2014
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Discontinuation of randomized clinical trials common

Approximately 25 percent of about 1,000 randomized clinical trials initiated between 2000 and 2003 were discontinued, with the most common reason cited being poor recruitment of volunteers; and less than half of these trials ...

Mar 11, 2014
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'No change' in Schumacher condition

Michael Schumacher remains in a "wake-up phase" from the coma he was placed in following a life-threatening skiing accident nearly ten weeks ago, his spokeswoman said Friday.

Mar 07, 2014
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Study examines gap in federal oversight of clinical trials

An analysis of nearly 24,000 active human research clinical trials found that between 5 percent and 16 percent fall into a regulatory gap and are not covered by two major federal regulations, according to a study in the March ...

Mar 04, 2014
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Nurses can perform colonoscopies as well as docs

(HealthDay)—Colonoscopy quality and safety are comparable for nurse and physician endoscopy trainees, according to a study published in the March issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Mar 04, 2014
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