Clinical Trials News Update – June 8, 2009
This is my site Written by Alex on June 8, 2009 – 4:09 pm   

On the eve of the book’s release, there are some good stories today about the representation – or apparent under representation – of women in clinical trials… fascinating reading. Enjoy! 

Too few women in clinical trials? Nature.com (subscription) – London, England, UK – Women are under-represented in cancer studies, according to a survey of clinical research published today. The finding suggests that women are not getting … See all stories on this topic

Women Underrepresented in Cancer StudiesIvanhoe – Winter Park, FL, USA – The government has issued laws regarding an adequate representation of women in clinical trials. However, these laws are only effective for trials funded by … See all stories on this topic

Diabetes with Coronary Disease – A Moving Target amid Evolving … New England Journal of Medicine (subscription) – MA, USA – In a previous study, investigators in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI) trial (clinicaltrials.gov number, … See all stories on this topic

People’s Pharmacy: Heartburn medicine helps wartsHouston Chronicle – United States… recurrent cold sores report that l-lysine can be useful. Despite such testimonials, there is a surprising lack of recent clinical trials supporting its use. See all stories on this topic

D-Pharm gets FDA nod for stroke studyGlobes – Rishon Le-Zion, Israel – Trial costs are high and many leading pharmaceutical companies have failed in clinical trials. A successful new treatment for strokes could be worth tens of … See all stories on this topic

Stakes are high for KU in pursuing National Cancer Institute statusLawrence Journal World – Lawrence, KS, USA – At the center, Jeff could become eligible for the host of Phase 1 clinical trials available at facilities with National Cancer Institute designations. … See all stories on this topic

 

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