Tag: research

Radical changes required to ensure US women receive optimal healthcare

Radical changes to our health care system that take into account the unique needs of women, including minority populations, are needed to ensure women...

Clinical trial rules should protect patients and results not operational details,...

Rules governing the conduct of clinical trials are failing to produce the intended benefits for patients and should be rewritten through a transparent process...

AHA 2016: Elizabeth M McNally wins AHA prize for research into...

The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2016 to Elizabeth M McNally (Chicago, USA) for “Ground-breaking investigations of novel genetic...

An “opt-out” approach may encourage more patient participation in research

Shivan J Mehta (Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine,  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA) and others report in JAMA Cardiology that an “opt...

Fewer cardiovascular drugs being studied in clinical trials

The number of cardiovascular drugs in the research pipeline has declined across all phases of development in the last 20 years— even as cardiovascular...