Health

Study reveals racial disparities in clinical trial recruitment

As electronic medical records (EMR) become ubiquitous in health care settings, scientists are increasingly turning to electronic-based recruitment methods to encourage participation in clinical trials. However, little is ...

Medical economics

Recruitment satisfactory for foreign-educated health providers

(HealthDay)—Foreign-educated health professionals (FEHPs) in the United States are overall satisfied with their recruitment experience, according to a study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Nursing.

Oncology & Cancer

Conservative management feasible for adnexal masses

(HealthDay)—The risk for malignancy and acute complications is low for patients with an adnexal mass with benign ultrasound morphology who are managed conservatively, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the ...

Cardiology

The influence of circadian rhythms on atherosclerosis

The internal clock controls all vital functions in the body. Body temperature as well as blood pressure or the release of certain enzymes are subject to oscillations throughout the day, the so-called circadian rhythm. For ...

Health

Recruiting practices is costly

The methods and costs to enroll small primary care practices in large, regional quality improvement initiatives are unknown, according to a recently published article in the Annals of Family Medicine entitled "Engaging Primary ...

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