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
 

May 24, 2013

For patients with addicitons (ie. gambling, shopping, alcohol, street or prescribed drugs) what are the comparative benefits between different programs for treatment?

May 4, 2013

device (method) for low back pain (LBP) to be managed at home

Apr. 28, 2013

does a high blood pressure medication such as hct diovan 160/25 have a negative effect on the kidneys?

Apr. 22, 2013

For adult patients with bipolar disorder (including bipolar I and bipolar II disorder), what is the comparative effectiveness of available treatments including psychotherapy, other psychosocial treatm ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Apr. 20, 2013

uncruspurous medical malpractice

Apr. 19, 2013

1. Among patients with localized low-risk prostate cancer (i.e., PSA <10 ng/ml and Gleason score <6 and <cT2a), what is the comparative effectiveness of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) plu ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.3 MB

Apr. 18, 2013

Parental alianation syndrome

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Apr. 11, 2013

For adult patients with Sickle cell Anemia what would the comparative effectiveness be for states to build out patient sickle cell centers of excellence, staffed by experts in the treatment of SCD vs ...

Apr. 2, 2013

Can anything be done to improve diabetic periphheral neuropathy?What is truly effective? What research seems promising? (diabetes type 2,well controlled)

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Apr. 1, 2013

Whether genotyping P450 tests (CYP450 tests)are effective in 1)accurately assessing individuals' metabolic processing of various antidepressants and 2)are effective in predicting the appropriate antid ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 28, 2013

Who should be the one to say when a PATIENT no longer deserves REHABILITATION in PHYSICAL THERAPY, whether it is In-HOME, or OUT-PATIENT THERAPY? WHO CONTACT?

Mar. 19, 2013

1. For children with disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs), including Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Conduct disorder (CD), and Disruptive Behavior Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (DBD NOS), wha ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 15, 2013

What is the effectiveness of interventions intended to result in weight reduction among individuals with intellectual disabilities? Is effectiveness modified by individual characteristics, including g ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 14, 2013

Our topic of nomination is Postpartum Hemorrhage. The following is a list of clinical questions practitioners consider when managing such cases: • What should be considered in the initial evaluatio ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 14, 2013

PICO Population(s): Breastfeeding infants 6 months or less with ankyloglossia Intervention(s): Frenotomy, Frenectomy, or Frenulotomy Comparator(s): Breastfeeding management without surgical interve ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 11, 2013

Comparative effectiveness for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) Key questions: 1. For the treatment of MDD, what is the comparative effectiveness of SSRIs, placebo, psychotherapy, exe ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 11, 2013

Diagnosis and management of goutKey questions: What is the accuracy of clinical criteria only in the diagnosis of acute gouty arthropathy instead of synovial fluid analysis? In adults with a history o ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.3 MB

Mar. 11, 2013

Breast cancer risk prevention in women at average risk of breast cancer: Key questions: 1. What is the impact of modifiable lifestyle factors (such as diet, weight, exercise, smoking, exogenous horm ...

Mar. 11, 2013

Effectiveness of aspirin for cancer prevention: Key questions: 1. What is the effectiveness of aspirin therapy in reducing overall cancer incidence? a. Does the effectiveness vary by cancer subty ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 11, 2013

Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain:Key questions:In patients with low back pain, what are the benefits and harms of identifying risk factors for chronicity and targeting treatment based on asses ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 7, 2013

In patients with dementia, what is the effectiveness of psychological treatment (i.e., non-pharmacological; e.g., cognitive or behavioral therapy for individuals with dementia; environmental and behav ...

View Project Status

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 7, 2013

What is the effectiveness of interventions intended to treat anxiety disorders in children (<18 years of age) over the long term (6-12 months)? What is the effectiveness of interventions intended ...

Mar. 7, 2013

What are the performance characteristics (e.g., sensitivity, specificity) of approaches and/or clinical features/symptoms to diagnose bipolar disorder in children? How do diagnostic methods compare in ...

Mar. 5, 2013

For patients with Injury-induced osteoarthritis, how can we stop the cycle of cartilage degradation, diapedesis, poly apoptosis and further cartilage degradation? Compare Ice/Ibuprofen from active su ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

Mar. 2, 2013

There are many of us who have endured the results of "recalled" medical devices used for total hip replacement. What treatment exists for cobalt and chromium contaminating the human blood stre ...

View Topic Suggestion Disposition (PDF) 1.2 MB

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