Medical research

Data sharing platform expands access to clinical trials data

Clinical trials are most likely to establish a causal relationship and attribute the benefits observed in the outcomes to the treatments. Effective data sharing and re-use of completed trial data can advance science and improve ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Across US, COVID-19 death rate higher for those with IDD

The COVID-19 death rate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is higher than the general population in several states across the U.S., according to a new study published in Disability and Health ...

Medical economics

Study explores how private equity acquisitions impact hospitals

Private equity investment in hospitals has grown substantially in the 21st century, and it accelerated in the years leading up the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a new study of short-term acute care hospitals acquired by private ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan rolls out vaccine slowly, despite looming Olympics

Three months before it hosts the Olympics—the biggest international event since the pandemic began—Japan has fully vaccinated less than one percent of its population in a cautious, slow-moving programme.

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