News tagged with biostatistician
National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) investigators also conclude that the 20 percent reduction in lung cancer mortality with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) versus chest X-ray (CXR) screening previously reported in the ...
Cancer 15 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
Researchers identify variations in four genes associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer
An international research team co-led by cancer prevention researcher Ulrike "Riki" Peters, Ph.D., M.P.H., and biostatistician Hsu Li, Ph.D., at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has identified variations in four genes ...
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Men with prostate cancer taking the drug finasteride (Proscar) don't survive longer than similar men not taking the drug, a new study finds.
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a column appearing in the current issue of the journal Nature, McLean Hospital biostatistician Nicholas Lange, ScD, cautions against heralding the use of brain imaging scans to diagnose autism and urges greater focus ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Devin Koestler is a biostatistician in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He develops and applies statistical methods to large volumes of data, seeking new approaches ...
Cancer Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Approximately 47 percent of the U.S. population reads below an eighth-grade level, but the percentage is significantly greater among people using public mental-health services, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Most doctors treat Lyme disease with antibiotics for two to four weeks after diagnosis, but if symptoms persist after that, medical guidelines recommend against antibiotic retreatment. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Though prostate cancer makes the news a lot, much of the information seems conflicting or inconclusive, leaving men with few absolute answers.
Cancer Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite the increasing awareness of the problem of obesity in the United States, most Americans don't know whether they are gaining or losing weight, according to new research from the Institute for Health ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Girls who receive radiation to the chest to treat childhood cancer, even those getting lower doses, have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age, according to a new study.
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Feelings of burnout persist among internal medicine residents despite significant cutbacks in duty hours for doctors-in-training in recent years, a national study by Mayo Clinic found.
Other Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0