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Although the present era offers more promise for medical research progress than ever before, academic medical centers also face more daunting challenges for the conduct of medical research: high expectations by the public for a steady stream of lifesaving discoveries, news about financial...
Politics in the Laboratory: The Constitution of Human Genomics by Ira H. Carmen, 341 pp, $35, ISBN 0-299-20210-0, Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 2004. Ira H. Carmen is a political scientist, former member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee...
Lower respiratory tract infections are a leading cause of hospitalization in infants and children but in 12% to 39% of cases, the cause is unknown. Now, scientists from Sweden and Singapore have reported identifying a previously unknown virus that causes lower respiratory tract infections in the...
LONDON LETTER.The New Cancer Research Laboratories at the Middlesex Hospital. MEDICAL NEWS. Cancer research at the Middlesex Hospital may be said to have gone on for more than 150 years. Records of cases have been accumulated since 1747 and are now being investigated. The new cancer research...
Hope or Hype: The Obsession With Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises by Richard A. Deyo and Donald L. Patrick, 336 pp, with illus, $24.95, ISBN 0-8144-0845-1, New York, NY, AMACOM, American Management Association, 2005. Two professors of medicine at the University of Washington,...
Medical research—state of the science Edited by Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA, Catherine D. DeAngelis, MD, MPH, and Neen Hunt, EdD Financial Anatomy of Biomedical Research Moses and colleagues report 1994-2004 trends in research spending by US-based public and private sponsors, investment growth,...
The public interest in research and in scientific knowledge of various kinds has a deep significance that augurs well for the future. Mutual understanding between the lay public and scientific men is a highly important and desirable condition. Prof. John M. Coulter,1 in discussing this subject,...
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