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Johnson & Johnson Plans Virtual Clinical Trial, Builds On Apple Heart Study Results

The results of the landmark Apple Heart Study, conducted by Stanford Medicine, were released at the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 68th Annual Scientific Session and Expo last weekend. The virtual, observational study enrolled more than 400,000 participants over the age of 22 from all 50 states. The study was oversubscribed in a span of… Read More »

Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: Study

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Women scientists get less early-career research funding from the U.S. government than men, which can put them at a disadvantage for the rest of their careers, a new study says. Researchers analyzed grants given by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to 53,000 first-time principal investigators (57 percent men… Read More »

Paying patients to shop yields modest savings, Health Affairs study finds

Dive Brief: Paying patients to shift to lower-price providers could be a successful — albeit limited — option for helping employers and insurers lower healthcare costs, a new study in Health Affairs suggests. Researchers looked at the impact of a program that rewards people who agreed to receive one of 131 elective procedures from a designated… Read More »