Items Tagged ‘biomedical research’

Ask the Doctors - What are clinical trials and how do they work?

February 13, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What are clinical trials and how do they work?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: I keep reading about new cancer drugs that have been developed in clinical trials. What exactly is a clinical trial and how does it work? A clinical trial is a scientific study that looks into whether a specific drug, medical treatment, device or approach is not only effective, but also safe. Although clinical […]

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Tags: biomedical research, cancer, cancer drugs, clinical trial, clinical trials, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, drugs, laboratory testing, new drugs, research, scientific study


The ability to ‘age in place’ may get a hand from a robot

April 27, 2016

The ability to ‘age in place’ may get a hand from a robot

By Kim Irwin kimirwin

  Most adults would prefer to age in place—that is, remain in their homes as long as possible. Too often, that doesn’t happen. Although the AARP reports that 90 percent of adults over the age of 65 would prefer to stay in their current residences as they age, the rising risk of illness and injury […]

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Tags: biomedical research, Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCLA, Dr. Arash Naeim, health technology, media, SMART Health, smart watches, technology in healthcare