Clinical trial volunteers mostly indifferent -- but not blind to -- researchers' financial conflicts
Unless a researcher has stock ownership in a company whose drug is being tested, telling potential research volunteers about an investigators financial interests is unlikely to affect their willingness to volunteer, a new study shows.
But, the results also show that many research volunteers pu...
Overseeing Agency Indifferent to Workplace Safety in US
If war is too serious a matter to be left in the hands of generals, so also the safety of workers cannot be left to the care of labour department officials. At least such// seems to be the case in the US.
Latest trends show that agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...
Madhya Pradesh Shows Indifferent Attitude Towards Infant Mortality
Despite alarming infant and maternal mortality rates in the state, Madhya Pradesh legislators seems to be totally unconcerned about it, according to a study conducted by a voluntary group//.
The state, one of the largest in the country, has an infant mortality rate of 83 per 1,000 childbirths wh...
Children Are Indifferent To Obesity
Children put on more weight even as obese people are discriminated against.
There are signs in the UK that more children are growing fatter, and they are not bashful about it either, according to sources from the country’s National Obesity Forum. This makes it all the more difficult to convi...
'AIDS is DC's Katrina' Ad Challenges Obama to Act on U.S. Epidemic
...C's Katrina," that will appear on 60 bus shelters on street corners throughout Washington beginning, June 1st. The ad contrasts an iconic photo of an indifferent
George W. Bush looking out the window of Air Force One at the devastation and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans with a close-up photo of a...
A new indicator for esophageal varix in alcoholic disease
... established, esophageal varices develop in the majority of patients, as found during prolonged follow-up. Nevertheless, alcoholic patients tend to be indifferent
regarding their health, and are not likely to undergo periodic consultations. The research team therefore examined the predictive factors for esophage...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/May 19, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, May 12, 2008)
...hborhood subject to rampant, random
violence. Coates and other authors are in a position to change the
stereotype that black men are irresponsible and indifferent
BUSINESS: "Penthouse Gets Pious" (p. 47). Los Angeles Correspondent
Jennifer Ordonez reports on...
NABP Supports White House's Commitment to End Illegal Internet Drug Sales
...illegitimate drug distributors host Web sites that
will ship drugs to anyone with a credit card number - regardless of their
age or need for the drug. indifferent
to patient safety, many of these Web
sites dispense medications without a valid prescriptions, as required by
the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act...
Cognitive deficits lead to 'loss of self' among cancer patients
... Cognitive Changes Related to Cancer Treatment survey also uncovered that 42 percent of the survey respondents describe their doctors as dismissive or indifferent
when it came to addressing their concerns.
"This survey clearly demonstrates the serious ramifications that enduring cognitive impairment can have ...
Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing
...nvoked. At the very least, he writes, market compensation should be integrated into the debate.
Myth No. 2: Pharmaceutical companies should be indifferent
to compulsory licensing so long as "reasonable" remuneration is available.
Compulsory licensing supporters say that pharmaceutical companies ...
Honest crabs, power to the hungry, nice mice and clever meerkats: News from the American Naturalist
...ence," Conradt says, "large groups are often automatically led by those members that are most desperate to reach a particular destination, or are most indifferent
as to whether or not the group breaks up." There's some empirical evidence to back up the model. Studies have shown that food deprived fish move to th...
Baby talk: The roots of the early vocabulary in infants' learning from speech
...s can change the sound of the words slightly (for example, instead of "dog" say "tog") and see if the baby will look at the dog the same amount, as if indifferent
to the change, or less, as is the case with adults who know that "dog" cannot be said as "tog." The results of those studies showed that the children ...
Psst! Coffee drinkers: Fruit flies have something to tell you about caffeine
...ar-only solution. Montell and colleagues conclude that Gr66a is crucial for the normal caffeine avoidance behavior and without it, flies are seemingly indifferent
to the bitter taste.
The researchers went on to examine whether this indifference to bitter was due to the taste nerves on the fly's "tongue" or s...
Attention shoppers: Researchers find neurons that encode the value of different goods
...n juice type and juice quantity. The monkey might choose grape juice when one or two drops of apple juice were available. However, the monkey might be indifferent
between the two juices when offered one drop of grape juice versus three drops of apple juice, and might always choose the apple juice if four or more...
Cats' indifference towards sugar explained
... Unlike most mammals, cats--both domestic and wild--are indifferent
to sweets. A new study in PLoS Genetics explains the molecular mechanism behind their strictly carnivorous behavior. "We took a behavioral question an...