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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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Originally, pharmaceutical and medical device companies contracted with CROs to perform some or all of the clinical trials necessary to obtain regulatory approval to bring a product to market rather than always maintaining the large staff necessary for these operations on their own payrolls.
Over the years, clinical investigators have developed strategies for conducting MS clinical trials that avoid these three potential pitfalls.
Clinical Trial Overview of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Underlying the debate was the expectation that the results of randomized clinical trials reported at the ASCO meeting would finally provide scientific data to resolve the frequently emotional controversy.
Apparently, CHAMPUS does not feel that participation in a Phase I clinical trial represents a patient care cost, but rather falls more in the category of a research cost.
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Everyone involved in clinical trials finds it demanding to keep up-to-date with current developments in the field.
We also plan to file an IND and initiate a Phase 1 clinical trial on our third clinical development candidate, XP21279, in the second half of this year.
This Phase 3 clinical trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center, parallel group trial designed to assess the efficacy and safety of 1mg and 3mg of SILENOR[TM] in elderly patients with chronic primary insomnia.
With several clinical trials suggesting that leukotrienes are associated with lung inflammation during acute exacerbations of COPD, the NIH-sponsored COPD CRN is interested in investigating the potential of ZYFLO to speed recovery time and reduce hospital stay," said Critical Therapeutics Chief Medical Officer, Dana Hilt, M.
Somaxon also intends to assess the previously-reported results from its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating nalmefene for smoking cessation before making determinations regarding the future of the nalmefene program.
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