Clinical Trials News Update – Memorial Day Edition
This is my site Written by Alex on May 25, 2009 – 2:14 pm   

In February I posted on how the recession is causing more people to sign up for clinical trials either for money or for medical treatment because they recently lost their jobs and their health insurance. Today reporter Carley Thornell has a well-researched front page story in the Boston Herald regarding this phenomenon…

These trying times send more to medical studiesBoston Herald – United States -Interest in clinical trials has spiked among healthy people nationally as well, said Kristopher Sarosiek, president of … See all stories on this topic

Fraudulent Trials Behind Asthma Drugs CitedDissident Voice – Santa Rosa, CA, USA – The brazen “study buddy” and “cross over” arrangements, as staff referred to them, included churning or serial enrolling of patients into clinical trials … See all stories on this topic

FDA-approved inspectors plan short-notice audit of trialsEconomic Times – Gurgaon, Haryana, India – According to Dr Singh, the audits will be conducted at a short notice and if required, we may suspend the clinical trials as well … See all stories on this topic

FDA Waved Through Asthma Drugs Despite Falsified TrialsNewsBlaze -Folsom, CA, USA – By Martha Rosenberg A major allergy and respiratory management company knowingly produced flawed clinical trials of FDA approved drugs currently on the … See all stories on this topic

Targeting targeted agents: open issues for clinical trial design7thSpace Interactive (press release) – New York, NY, USA – The difference between statistical significance and clinical relevance should always be considered when translating clinical trial results in the practice … See all stories on this topic

IRB Closures: Avoiding and Managing the Unexpected in Clinical … SmartBrief – Washington, DC, USA – Faculty members will discuss how IRB shutdowns and warning letters can hamper a company’s clinical trials/research, the government agencies involved and … See all stories on this topic


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