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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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But the intruder turned out to be a random drug tester who stopped by her house unannounced for a urine sample of the tennis player, Fox News reported.
The same guy who withdrew from the Greek championships on the same day drug testers appeared.
As an elite athlete, Ohuruogu had to account for her whereabouts for one hour, five days per week, in order to be available for a visit by a UK Sport drug tester.
But this also means the drug testers can be kept waiting before being allowed access.
DELON ARMITAGE Vile abuse of drug tester ANDY POWELL Bar brawl with QPR fan BEN FODEN Damaged a taxi in bust-up DANNY CIPRIANI Accused of stealing vodka MARK CUETO Banned for eye gouging SO LONG TOULON Henson has gone after he slated some of his new team-mates
The Celtic manager was once followed home by his drug tester, who then accompanied him to the toilet three hours after a game had finished and made sure his urine sample was genuine.
Armstrong recently gave his own version of events, saying he was not sure of the identity of the drug tester.
THE controversy surrounding Jamaica's anti-doping programme has intensified after the country's most senior drug tester claimed recent positive tests could be the "tip of the iceberg".
Auckland, Nov 12 ( ANI ): Jamaica's most senior drug tester has claimed that the recent rash of failed tests point to a more serious problem, further deepening the doping crisis in the country's athletics.
The contract is for the police and other security approved for use by the drug tester DrugWipe 6S.
UKAD's Graham Arthur told BBC Radio 5 Live: "For an hour slot test the process is that the drug tester will turn up at the address he or she has been given, ring the bell or knock on the door and try to get the athlete's attention.
He declared his use of it to the UKAD drug tester when he was asked to supply a urine sample following a 15-10 Championship defeat at Bridgend Athletic in March this year.