Navigation Links
Just 11 percent of adults, 5 percent of children participate in medical research
Date:1/31/2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Medical research is vital to the advancement of health care, but many medical research studies have too few people who participate. A new study from the University of Michigan takes an in-depth look at public participation in medical research across the United States.

Through a unique, nationally representative survey of 2,150 households in 2011, University of Michigan researchers found that only 11% of adults and 5% of children had ever participated in medical research. The study was published in January in Clinical and Translational Science.

About 11 percent of adults of all ages equals about 20 million research participants and 5 percent of children equals about 3 million, says the study's lead author Matthew Davis, M.D., M.A.P.P., an associate professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School.

"Our study indicates that public awareness of opportunities, and the match of research needs with potential participant characteristics, potentially limit enrollment," says Davis, who is also associate professor of public policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

"Researchers and institutions need to spread the word more effectively, to help people know about research opportunities that are a good fit for them," says Davis. "When institutions reach out to communities to hear and understand their needs, and then respond with resources, ideas and opportunities, that's what we call engagement in research.

"When research institutions engage effectively with the public, that's when the public can benefit in tremendous ways from the research to which they contribute," says Davis.

Davis and his colleagues found that 64% of adults said they were aware of opportunities to participate in medical research, while only 12% of parents said they were aware of opportunities for their children to participate.

Accor
'/>"/>

Contact: Mary F. Masson
mfmasson@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Dr. Joe Adams Dentist of Caring Modern Dentistry Receives 99 Percent Patient Satisfaction Rating
2. Type 1 diabetes in urban children skyrockets, increasing by 70 percent in children under age 5
3. New additions increase number of records in USP food fraud database by 60 percent
4. Semen quality of young men in south-east Spain down by 38 percent in the last decade
5. U.S. Cancer Death Rates Have Dropped 20 Percent Since 1991
6. Amputations among people with diabetes can be reduced by 50 percent
7. Cancer mortality down 20 percent from 1991 peak
8. 30 Percent of U.S. Teen Girls Meet Up With Online Strangers
9. 30 percent of teen girls report meeting offline with someone they met online
10. Federal Safe Routes to School program reduces child injuries by more than 40 percent in New York City
11. 56 percent of female university students get drunk in record time
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The governments ... investment in the Global Mobile Health Solutions market. For ... the Health IT for Economic and Clinical Health Act ... 2009. , Analysts forecast the Global Mobile Health ... 34.88 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 The report ... Services [Physical Security, Life Safety, Facility Management], IT ... Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019)” defines and ... an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. The ... various restraints and opportunities impacting it, along with ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... fitness may buffer some of the adverse health effects ... by researchers from the American Cancer Society, The Cooper ... in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceeding s, and ... and blood markers associated with cardiovascular disease is markedly ... behavior has been linked to an increase risk of ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 This report provides ... in Americas. The analysis includes market size data ... and key company share data by revenue in ... and Mexico. It uses data and information sourced ... in-house analysis. , Scope,     Information ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014 Secure Decisions, a leading provider ... with the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) to build a ... that drives everyday life. , The SWAMP, implemented by ... the Morgridge Institute for Research, is funded by the ... security practices by building a free facility with a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 2Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 3Health News:Mobile Health Solutions Market to Grow at 34.88% CAGR by 2018, Says a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 4Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Physical fitness associated with less pronounced effect of sedentary behavior 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security 2Health News:Madison-based SWAMP, Secure Decisions partner to enhance software security 3
... and Willing to ... 20s, - Boomers Can Stay On-the-Go with New ThermaCare(R) Arthritis HeatWraps ... percent of baby boomers claim they feel an average of 11 ... they are more,adventurous and willing to experiment now than when they ...
... guided trial design may increase probability of tumor response ... and accelerates ... (Nasdaq and MTAX: CTIC) and Systems Medicine, LLC (SM), a,wholly-owned ... to its complete phase Ib trial of brostallicin used in ...
... CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 18 Isis,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... added a,new diabetes drug targeting the sodium dependent ... ISIS 388626, a generation 2.2,antisense drug that acts ... existing pipeline of drugs in development for the,treatment ...
... Lighted slippers for,those with troubled eyesight. A ... the player,s motions. Bowling equipment for those with ... One-stop online shopping for older adults and ... easier at Rehability! Your Optimal Living,Store, http://www.rehabilitystores.com ...
... Oct. 18 More than half of holiday shoppers ... to a good cause*. This,year, choose a gift that ... Alzheimer,s disease, the seventh leading cause of death,in the ... services for families struggling with,Alzheimer,s or support innovative research ...
... at US$26.00 Per Share -, VICTORIA, Oct. ... ; TSX: ASV) today announced that it has ... GALN) under which,Galenica, through a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, ... price of US$26.00 per share in cash. The,total ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever! 2Health News:Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever! 3Health News:Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever! 4Health News:U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors 2Health News:U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors 3Health News:U.S. Oncology Initiates Complete Phase Ib Trial of Brostallicin Combination Therapy in Advanced Solid Tumors 4Health News:Isis Adds New Drug to Its Development Pipeline: ISIS 388626 Targeting SGLT2 for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:Isis Adds New Drug to Its Development Pipeline: ISIS 388626 Targeting SGLT2 for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 3Health News:Isis Adds New Drug to Its Development Pipeline: ISIS 388626 Targeting SGLT2 for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 4Health News:Holiday Gifts for Those With Disabilities & Other Special Needs 2Health News:Holiday Gifts That Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease 2Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 2Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 3Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 4Health News:Aspreva to be Acquired by Galenica For US$915 Million 5
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 According to a ... of Material, Application (Healthcare, Homeland security, Industrial application, ... Instrument, Hand-Held Instruments, Fixed, and Installed Instruments) & ... published by MarketsandMarkets, the Scintillator Market is expected ... 2014 to 2020, and reach $479.16 Million in ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... -- Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH; OTCQX: ... via a placement of A$16.3 million to institutional investors ... Asia and Australia ... (SPP) to be offered to existing shareholders.  The placement ... "This capital raising positions us strongly to ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tjlw9k/immunoprotein ) has ... Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected to ... is expected to be valued at USD 4,943.0 ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The ... according to immunoprotein types which include immunoglobulins, complement ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 2Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 3Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 4Phosphagenics' A$19.3 million Capital Raising 2Phosphagenics' A$19.3 million Capital Raising 3Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 6% and is expected to be valued at USD 4,943.0 million 2
... , NEW YORK, ... market research report is available in its catalogue: ... Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory ... , Summary , The author ...
... , NEWNAN, ... specialty surface treatments for medical devices and of specialty implants, ... Gordy, will give an opening address for the Technology Parade ... Israel. "We must leave the era of petty self-interest ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 2Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 3Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 4Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 5Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 6Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 7Reportlinker Adds Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Pharmaceuticals - Current and Future Market Outlook, Regulatory Landscape and Case Studies 8CeloNova BioSciences CEO Urges More Heart, More Passion, More Honesty, and All Urgency in Developing Medical Devices 2
... Cronin, Inc. is a ... Footwear, Orthopedic Softgoods, and ... Our products are of ... available in the USA ...
... ThumbFit™ reduces joint instability without disturbing ... remarkably comfortable and easy for users ... CHT and Robert V. Sypher Jr., ... in response to patients' complaints of ...
... the MP joint and the CMC joint of the ... both of the thumb joints. An excellent choice for ... who need maximum mobility for daily activities. Ideal for ... and for those with pain due to repetitive stress. ...
... molded from rigid plastic in a distinctive design ... comfort. The uniquely sculpted distal trim line ... maximum function of the hand. This is ... and sprains of the MCP joint, basal joint ...
Medicine Products: