News tagged with bias
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(HealthDay)—Patients with type 2 diabetes who take metformin do not have a reduced risk of lung cancer, in contrast to previous observational studies, according to a study published online Aug. 24 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young children take merit into account when sharing resources, according to research published Aug. 29 in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Can the simple act of recognizing a face as you walk down the street change the way we think? Or can taking the time to notice something new on our way to work change what we remember about that walk? In a new study published ...
Neuroscience Jul 26, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The no-frills maternity ward in Nawanshahr district public hospital offers a rare sight in India; parents cooing over newborn girls -- lots of them.
Health Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Tools designed to predict an individual's risk of repeat offending are not sufficient on their own to inform sentencing and release or discharge decisions, concludes a study published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Other Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A combined creatinine-cystatin C equation has improved performance and accuracy for estimating glomerular filtration rate (GFR), according to research published in the July 5 issue of the New En ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Whether it be growing concerns about bias or recognition of the value of diversity, many organizations and institutions have elected to deemphasize race or remove it entirely from their decision-making processes. Yet new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new approach to preventing and treating anxiety and depression may be used to improve the emotional health of fly-in fly-out workers and people living in bushfire-prone areas.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When thousands of psychiatrists attend their field's largest annual meeting each year, the presentations they hear about research into drug treatments report overwhelmingly on positive results.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In-hospital mortality for ICU patients is often used as a quality measure, but discharge practices may bias results in a way that disadvantages large academic hospitals, according to a recently conducted study.
Other May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Journals, professional associations, clinical guideline developers, and others need to worry not just that disclosure provides a band-aid to the real problem of the [conflict of interest] itself, but that any attempt to ...
Other Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Studies that show a type of antidepressant eases autism symptoms are more likely to get published in medical journals than studies concluding the drugs don't improve common behaviors such as ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Giving antibiotics to patients with acute uncomplicated appendicitis is a safe and viable alternative to surgery, say experts in a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Accusations of racism accompanying the death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent actions of Florida police are prevalent in the national media this week. Many are questioning the psychological motivations of everyone involved. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Publication bias involving psychiatric medications may provide physicians with an incomplete picture
Physicians who prescribe antipsychotic medications may be basing their decisions on incomplete information, according to new research published by scientists at Oregon Health & Science University. The study is published in ...
Medications Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1