Medical Research

Clinical Trials and Research

clinical trials

Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients: Not Enough Participants

Patient participation in clinical trials for cancer patients has been in decline. Researchers determine the barriers prohibiting participation. Randomized clinical trials are essential to testing...
cocaine addiction

Can Electric Currents Beat Cocaine Addiction?

A recent article reviews the controversial use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to treat cocaine addiction. Drug addiction is a major problem for populations across the...
ecstasy and PTSD

FDA Approves Trials on Ecstasy and PTSD

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved two phase III drug trials on ecstasy and PTSD. It has been known for many years that...

Pre-Clinical Research

thoracic aortic aneurysm

Increased Homocysteine Levels Do Not Affect Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) is a rare condition in which a part of the aorta expands and weakens due to increasing age, hypertension, and...

Molecular Strain Typing in Identification of Household-Transmitted Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a communicable respiratory disease. A group of researchers led by Maeve Lalor conducted a cohort study to determine household transmission of tuberculosis...
artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence System Can Detect if a Sheep is in Pain

Unable to speak about their pain, sheep can suffer in silence for long periods of time before their pain is detected by humans. Researchers...