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Corporate Integrity Agreements

Throughout the summer I’ve dedicated several posts to the ways that medical and pharmaceutical publishing should be ethically conducted, according to established requirements and guidelines. However, I’m sure it comes as no surprise that pharmaceutical companies have consistently failed to play by these rules. Headlines such as “GlaxoSmithKline to Plead Guilty and Pay $3 Billion…

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Your Guide to the Health Benefits of Nuts and Seeds

While traditionally consumers have avoided nuts and seeds due to their high caloric and fat content, a recent growth in awareness of their health benefits has raised consumer demand for these products. According to a recent report, the global nuts and seeds market is expected to grow annually by 1.7% for nuts and 10% for seeds for at least…

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Research Dissemination: Part 2

The most highly regarded place to publish medical research findings is in a peer-reviewed scholarly journal. However, journals are not all considered equal. Most people have at least heard of the so-called “top-tier” journals including The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the British Medical Journal, and the New England Journal of Medicine. There are…

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June 13, 2012-  Researchers participate in a poster session at the Technology Forum at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum  in Denver, Colorado. 
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Research Dissemination: Part 1

After a clinical trial or other medical study has been conducted and the researchers have planned out the ways in which they want to structure the results for dissemination, they next need to actually make that information public in the form of one or more medical publications. These publications typically take the form of posters, presentations,…

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