Skip Navigation
Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
 
 

Read Suggested Topics for Research

Browse or use the search box below to see suggestions submitted by others. Click on the text link to read the full suggestion. Suggestions are presented as they were submitted and are not edited. See Search for Guides, Reviews, and Reports for research in progress and final reports.

Suggestions that have completed the Program's selection process are identified by a topic suggestion disposition (PDF). Suggestions submitted prior to 2008 were reviewed under a different process and disposition reports may not be available.

to
 

Apr. 1, 2009

For the elderly taking cardiovasculare medications, what are the comparative risks and benefits of commonly used herbal supplements.

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 132 kB

Mar. 27, 2009

What is the effectivenis of alternative therapy vs regular medications in reducing cholesterol?

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 106 kB

Mar. 26, 2009

Why are there no comparison contrast studies for MHSAS Consumer Run Programs (such as PACT) against a MHSAS system run (PACT team) for outcomes and cost effectiveness? The expense of using only medica ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 40 kB

Mar. 26, 2009

for patients with diabetes mellitus,What is the effect of taking the opinion of psychatrist

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 165 kB

Mar. 26, 2009

For children with speech disorder, what is the comparative effectiveness of speech therapy delievered through school based speech pathologist vs outpatient.

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 96 kB

Mar. 22, 2009

What is the comparative effectiveness of primary care provided by independent family nurse practitioners when compared to family practice physicians when the two provider types have similar authority ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 155 kB

Mar. 15, 2009

Do patients with small (<1.0 cm) invasive breast cancers need to undergo radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy?

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 127 kB

Mar. 15, 2009

For, the disadvantage, elderly, females, minorities and those of varying alien status, the issue is what health services are available and promoted by health care providers in southern California, and ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 124 kB

Mar. 12, 2009

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring

View Project Status

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 191 kB

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 191 kB

Mar. 10, 2009

For patients with Crohn's disease, what treatments or therapies, alone or in conjunction with one another, provide the highest rate of disease management with the lowest risk of long term complication ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 153 kB

Mar. 10, 2009

For all patients, addressing continuum of care, has research analysis been performed to promote the benefit of certified nurse case managers working with physicians to promote appropriate utilization ...

View Project Status

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 126 kB

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 126 kB

Mar. 10, 2009

Doctor-patient communication about lung cancer

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 131 kB

Mar. 9, 2009

What is the percentage of patients with severe anemia undergoing iron infusion therapy, at risk for developing dental problems?

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 125 kB

Mar. 6, 2009

What impacts may the use of EHR have in primary care; how can the benefits be maximized, the costs limited, and the harms minimized?

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 125 kB

Mar. 4, 2009

Uterine fibroid management

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 134 kB

Feb. 21, 2009

Does diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental caries in children/adolescents affect physical health including septicemia, bone infections, pain, headaches, nutritional diseases, and respiratory ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 185 kB

Feb. 21, 2009

What are effective methods for prevention and early detection of skin cancers among Caucasians, African-Americans, and Hispanics? How can new cancerous tumors on the skin be effectively diagnosed in ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 169 kB

Feb. 9, 2009

Medical management of urinary stone disease

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 123 kB

Jan. 30, 2009

Population: Children < 18 years of age: 1. What are the incidences and prevalences of non-inflammatory pain syndromes (e.g., benign hypermobility syndrome, patellofemoral stress syndrome, fibromyal ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 133 kB

Dec. 14, 2008

As a practicing community psychiatrist working in public service, one of the primary concerns i have, and which i hear from others is the utility of the 15 minute med check. this is now the primary e ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 99 kB

Nov. 23, 2008

My nomination is about comparing outcomes of different glaucoma treatments, particularly canaloplasty to trabeculectomy and to medical therapy alone.

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 110 kB

Nov. 13, 2008

Low back pain, inparticular nonspecific low back pain, is a common and overly-treated diagnosis resulting in huge amounts of unnecessary spending. I recently conducted a study which supports this cla ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 139 kB

Nov. 10, 2008

A proposal to conduct a specialized hospital discharge planning program that would involve the training of family members to become part of aftercare.

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 123 kB

Oct. 31, 2008

DYSFUNCTIONAL ANAL SPHINCTER... CAUSES AND TREATMENTS AVAILABLE: NONE KNOWN TO ME AT PRESENT EXCEPT ANALPLASTY OR TIGHTENING DONE X2 AT OVER FIVE YEAR PERIOD. REMAINS A PROBLEM STILL. REQUEST ASSISTA ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 149 kB

Oct. 24, 2008

Upright MRI shows pathology that you can not see in a lay down MRI. 111 patients showed no pathology in a lay down MRI.47 of these patients showed pathology in an Upright MRI. AMA Guidelines state t ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 107 kB

Pages: << 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 >>

Didn't find what you were looking for? Refine your search and try again. Search Help