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PregSource, collects information from pregnant women to increase knowledge about pregnancy. The research project delves into emotional, physical, labor, and delivery aspects to identify specific challenges experienced by subsets of women, to include those with physical disabilities. The overarching goal of the research program is to form better strategies to improve maternal health care in… Read More »
We’ve seen it all when it comes to scams; whether it’s an email explaining you’re an heir to an incredible fortune of a person supposedly related to you that you’ve never heard of, or an email from someone claiming to be from your organization’s IT department saying you need to update your password. For the… Read More »
According to a 2013 Pew report, 60% of U.S. adults ages 18 and over nationally track their weight, diet, or exercise routine, and 21% of all adults surveyed use technology to do so. Fitness and activity trackers such as Fitbit or Nike+ can certainly help with setting goals or finding extra motivation. But how effective… Read More »
In 1996, a federal law was passed that required the registration of clinical trials that were investigating drugs or devices regulated by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). As part of this legislation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) were charged with developing a publicly searchable repository in an attempt to combat publication bias, attempts by… Read More »
Accelerating clinical research studies benefits researchers, research participants, and all who stand to gain from research results. Today, the time it takes to go from a sound research idea to the launch of a new, multi-site clinical research study is too long. A major contributor to the delay is that too many institutional review boards… Read More »
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