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Forty To Sixty Percent Of Pediatric Clinical Studies Show Bias

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --A review of nearly 150 randomized controlled trials on children, all published in well-regarded medical journals , reveals that 40 to 60 percent of the studies either failed to take steps to minimize risk for bias or to at least properly describe those measures.

Advance Lung Cancer Patients Get Extended Survival With Palliative Care

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) - Integrating palliative care early in the treatment of patients with advanced lung cancer not only improved their mood and quality of life, it also extended their lives. 

Mexico Study: Centralized Health More Cost Effective

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Families from rural Mexico who receive health care from centralized clinics run by the federal government pay up to 30 percent less in out-of-pocket expenses and utilize preventive services more often than those families who access decentralized clinics run by states, according to a study by researchers at the UCLA School of Public Health.

Ninety Percent of Emergency Departments Nationwide Offer Preventive Care Services

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- People go to emergency departments when they’ve broken a leg, been stabbed or otherwise need urgent care. But a new study finds that 90 percent of EDs nationwide also offer preventive-care services.

Using Recess To Reduce Child Obesity

BOSTON, MA (ASRN.ORG) -- Not all children's games are alike when it comes to how many calories kids burn playing them. And, as many adults will remember, not all are equally enjoyable to play. A new study systematically measured both energy expenditure and enjoyment in 30 different school games.


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