Tag Archives: Clinical Research
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The Ego Has Landed! What Can Be Done About Research Misconduct, Scandals, and Spins?

Science appears healthy on paper, but at what cost? Although the volume of published research doubles every 9 years,1 retraction rates are increasing faster.2 Recent studies find that up to 40% of researchers admit engaging in questionable research practices—involving shortening studies to give more favorable results, and “spinning” negative results into positive findings.3 Pressures are partly to blame: […]

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Short-Term Psychotherapy IN Acute Myocardial Infarction (STEP-IN-AMI) Trial: Final Results

The purpose of this research was to assess whether short-term psychotherapy enhances long-term clinical outcomes in patients with a recent acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Methods Patients ≤70 years old were randomized within 1 week of their AMI to short-term ontopsychological psychotherapy plus routine medical therapy vs routine medical therapy only. The primary composite outcome was […]

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Clinical Features and Prognosis of Patients with Acute and Chronic Myocardial Injury Admitted to the Emergency Department

  This study aimed to investigate the clinical features and prognosis of acute and chronic myocardial injury without clinical evidence of myocardial infarction in patients admitted to the emergency department. Methods We analyzed the clinical data of all consecutive patients admitted to the emergency department during the years 2012 and 2013 who had at least […]

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Health Care Providers’ Advice on Lifestyle Modification in the US Population: Results from the NHANES 2011-2016

  Health care providers are encouraged to prescribe lifestyle modifications for preventing and managing obesity and associated chronic conditions. However, the pattern of lifestyle advice provision is unknown. We investigate the prevalence of advised lifestyle modification according to weight status and chronic conditions in a US nationally representative sample. Methods Adults ages 20-64years (n = 11,467) from […]

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J. Heuser
19. June 2006

Personality Traits in Patients with Myocardial Infarction with Nonobstructive Coronary Arteries

The purpose of this study was to describe type A behavior pattern and trait anger in patients with myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA) and compare them with patients with coronary heart disease and healthy controls. Type A behavior pattern and anger have been linked to coronary heart disease in previous studies. This is […]

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Serum Insulin and Cognitive Performance in Older Adults: A Longitudinal Study

The aim of this study was to examine the association of serum glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance with cognitive functioning 7 years later in a longitudinal population-based study of Finnish older adults. Methods Serum glucose and insulin were measured at baseline in 269 dementia-free individuals aged 65-79 years, from the Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging, and […]

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