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Are women really under-represented in clinical trials?

Several studies have reported a lack of gender diversity in clinical trials, with trials including mostly adult males; however, a recent review of publicly available registration data of clinical trials at the US Food and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risks

In China, smoking now causes nearly a quarter of all cancers in adult males. The finding comes from a large study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, as part of a Special ...

Medical research

Bone hormone influences brain development and cognition

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have found that the skeleton, acting through the bone-derived hormone osteocalcin, exerts a powerful influence on prenatal brain development and cognitive functions ...

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