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Discrepancies Identified in Studies on ClinicalTrials.gov, Journals
Nearly all clinical trials reported on ClinicalTrials.gov and published in high-impact journals report at least one discrepancy in cohort, intervention, or results, according to a research letter published in the March 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Consultant Offers Tips for Evaluating Staff Pay
Setting salaries and dealing with raises for a practice's staff can be tricky, according to an article published Feb. 24 in Medical Economics.
Keeping Salaries Secret Harms Worker Performance
Keeping salaries secret hurts worker performance and increases turnover of top talent, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the Academy of Management Journal.
Gender Gap Exists in Domestic Duties of Working Physicians
Gender differences exist in domestic activities among career-oriented academic physicians with children, according to a study published online March 3 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Drop in Compensation Gap for Primary Care Doctors, Specialists
From 2012 to 2013, there was a 5.7 percent increase in the median total cash compensation for primary care physicians, with a smaller gap seen for medical and surgical specialists, according to the results of a recent survey from SullivanCotter.
Relative Value Units Useful In Evaluating Practice Finances
The Relative Value Unit is a useful tool for managing practice finances, according to an article published Feb. 25 in Medical Economics.
Dialysis Treatment Alternative in Development for Kidney Failure Patients
Scientists have developed a nanofiber mesh they hope can be incorporated into a device to replace daily hospital visits for kidney failure patients.
Prostatectomy Cuts Mortality in Early Prostate Cancer
Surgical treatment reduces long-term mortality among men with localized prostate cancer compared with those who undergo watchful waiting, according to research published in the March 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Fewer Positive Margins With Robot-Assisted Prostatectomy
Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy is associated with improved surgical margin status compared with open radical prostatectomy for intermediate- and high-risk disease and with less use of additional cancer therapy, according to a study published online March 4 in European Urology.
Blood Screening Alone Ineffective for Low-T Diagnosis
Researchers concluded that blood sampling analysis as the only method of diagnosis for hypogonadism is leading to under- and overdiagnosis of low-T.
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