Seven Days in Life

11 – 17 February 2019


Compiling a detailed report of the latest findingsMajor medical journals don’t follow their own rules for reporting results from clinical trials
A study finds that papers describing the results of clinical trials often fail to properly report outcomes. Find source


inIndian payment-for-papers proposal rattles scientists
Researchers say the policy could intensify existing issues with research quality and misconduct. Find source



insuHuman cells reprogrammed to create insulin
Pancreatic cells that don’t normally produce insulin can be modified to do so, and to help control blood sugar levels in diabetic mice. Find source

brainChemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'
New results suggest ageing brains can potentially be rejuvenated, at least in mice, according to researchers. Find source

painBreakthrough toward developing blood test for pain
Researchers have developed a test that objectively measures pain biomarkers in blood. The test could help physicians better treat patients with precision medicine, and help stem the tide of the opioid crisis. Find source

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