Psychology & Psychiatry

When it comes to replicating studies, context matters

Contextual factors, such as the race of participants in an experiment or the geography of where the experiment was run, can reduce the likelihood of replicating psychological studies, a team of New York University researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Harnessing reliability for neuroscience research

The neuroimaging community has made significant strides toward collecting large-scale neuroimaging datasets, which, until the past decade, had seemed out of reach. Between initiatives focused on the aggregation and open sharing ...

Cardiology

Calculated LDL-C varies at lower values of measured LDL-C

(HealthDay)—At lower values of measured low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), the variation and bias of calculated LDL-C increases, according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

Oncology & Cancer

New guidelines increase melanoma staging reproducibility

(HealthDay)—Greater reproducibility and higher concordance are seen for melanoma staging with the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) classification of cancer staging, the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th edition (AJCC ...

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