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Practice Management WHO, NIH, FDA Concerned Negative Data Lacking in Clinical Trial Results

WHO, NIH, FDA Concerned Negative Data Lacking in Clinical Trial Results

Researchers find that 29% of data from trials went unreported from 1999 to 2009.

Practice Management Medical Device Safety: Strategies for Improvement

Medical Device Safety: Strategies for Improvement

Following multiple recalls, new strategies are needed to monitor the safety and performance of medical devices.

Practice Management AMA, ACP Voice Opposition to GOP Healthcare Reform Bill

AMA, ACP Voice Opposition to GOP Healthcare Reform Bill

Responses come after House leadership introduces the American Health Care Act, the proposed replacement for Obamacare.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Lupus: Using Diet and Nutrition to Improve Symptoms and Outcomes

Lupus: Using Diet and Nutrition to Improve Symptoms and Outcomes

Consuming adequate amounts of the right nutrients, and limiting others, can help relieve symptoms and improve outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Cytomegalovirus Connection With Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

Cytomegalovirus Connection With Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

Florian Kern, deputy director of research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the United Kingdom, discusses his recently published review wherein he and his colleagues make the case that cytomegalovirus is a major driver of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Pain Management Genotyping's Role In Predicting Optimal Opioid Dosing

Genotyping's Role In Predicting Optimal Opioid Dosing

Increasing evidence supports the notion that an individual's specific response to pain or pain treatments may be affected by particular gene polymorphisms.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis and Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Decades of Studies Yield No Clear Answer

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Decades of Studies Yield No Clear Answer

Researchers have long been interested in whether omega-3 supplements can improve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.

Practice Management FDA Developing Guidance on Medical Product Marketing

FDA Developing Guidance on Medical Product Marketing

The US Food and Drug Administration has released 2 draft guidance documents for appropriate marketing communication on medical products and devices.

Pain Management Managing Patients With Chronic Pain: A Resources Toolkit

Managing Patients With Chronic Pain: A Resources Toolkit

An interview with Penney Cowan, founder and chief executive officer of the American Chronic Pain Association, where she discusses the ACPA's publication aimed at helping healthcare practitioners improve care of patients with chronic pain.

Fibromyalgia Juvenile Fibromyalgia Pain Treatment Enhanced By Psychosocial Impact Therapies

Juvenile Fibromyalgia Pain Treatment Enhanced By Psychosocial Impact Therapies

Novel psychosocial therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy that have been effective in adults with fibromyalgia need additional neuromuscular fitness training to overcome catastrophizing and fear of exercise in adolescents.

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