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Minority Health Month: Spotlight on COVID-19

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Minority Health Month: Spotlight on Hypertension

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Helping Make Veterans Research More Patient-Centered

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One of the goals PCORI set in its strategic plan is to influence research to become more patient-centered. Engaging patients and healthcare stakeholders in the research process is central to…

PCORI-Funded Researchers Seek Ways to Address Youth Suicide

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This month PCORI joins researchers, people with lived experience, health experts, medical professionals, and millions of other stakeholders to mark National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is the tenth leading cause…

PCORI Funding Opportunities Open September 7

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Delivering on its commitment to develop an extensive pipeline of funding opportunities made earlier this year, PCORI opens its third funding cycle on September 7. The funding cycle includes nine…

PCORI approves $254 million to fund 28 new research studies addressing urgent health problems

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $254 million in funding for 28 new research studies aimed at eliminating disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality, preventing suicide among young people, and improving behavioral health, maternal and infant outcomes, cancer care, surgical care and outcomes for people with chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Lower- and higher-dose aspirin achieve similar protection and safety for people with cardiovascular disease

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People with cardiovascular disease (CVD) taking aspirin to lower their chances of suffering a heart attack or stroke experienced similar health benefits, including reduced death and hospitalization for heart attack and stroke, whether they took a high or low dose of aspirin, according to a study presented today at ACC.21, the American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

More than a dozen high-priority research topics approved for future PCORI funding opportunities

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More than a dozen topics ranging from healthy aging to prevention of drug addiction among adolescents and from telehealth to addressing bias, racism and discrimination throughout the health care continuum will be the focus of efforts to develop future research funding opportunities from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) following approval at today’s PCORI Board of Governors meeting.

Can Some MS Patients Safely Stop Taking Medicines?

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Multiple sclerosis is an often disabling neurological condition that affects about 400,000 people in the United States. People with MS can develop a wide variety of symptoms, including vision problems…

In the Navajo Nation, a Focus on Health Data

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Native Americans have the highest rate of diabetes of all US racial and ethnic groups. Around 16 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native adults have been diagnosed with that…

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