clinical trial

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clinical trial

[¦klin·i·kəl ′trīl]
(medicine)
A research study used to find better ways to treat individuals with a specific disease, patients are evaluated after being administered a new treatment or drug.
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Elsevier is delighted to begin this collaboration with the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation for the publication of their highly respected journal, and we look forward to building on their tradition of excellence in mentoring early career researchers and encouraging scholarly publishing," said Sarah Barth, Publisher, Health and Medical Science Journals at Elsevier.
Although the standards can be adopted on a voluntary basis, it bears mentioning that if a clinical investigation is performed to meet the clinical data requirements, EN ISO 14155 should be considered as your guide--conformity with harmonized standards published in the OJEC presumes compliance with the relevant essential requirements.
However, Shulman and his coauthors argued in the May 2002 Journal of Clinical Investigation that aspirin has too many side effects for long-term use against diabetes: "We would strongly advocate against its use for treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Our relationship with Phase Forward helps us to meet one of the key objectives of our Clinical Investigation program - to give students real-world experience with the types of technology they will be using on the job," said James Parmentier, PhD, Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Clinical Investigation at the MGH Institute.
Under protocols for the clinical investigation, the Bioflow graft was used only when the patient had no suitable native vessels.
Although still under clinical investigation, the data from this study suggest that reducing the amount of airway smooth muscle may reduce the ability of treated airways to constrict or narrow during an asthma attack.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- Belmac Corporation (AMEX: BLM) announced today that it has completed Phase I clinical investigation in the United States on its transdermal anti-hemorrhoidal patch, ALPHANON(R).
Myron Yonoff, professor and chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Hahnemann, has been named one of only four principal investigators -- and the only one based at an academic medical center -- for the FDA Phase II "Holmium Laser Hyperopia Thermokeratoplasty Clinical Investigation.

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