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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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More than 200 people from all over the world who have the APP gene or another genetic mutation causing Alzheimer's, are participating in the drug trial.
It seems like a lot of people in your drug trials have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, so can you tell us what the disease is?
Our eDiary solutions are designed to make compliance simpler for drug trial participants," said Jeff Albrecht, president of Arrowhead Electronic Healthcare.
WASHINGTON -- A government-operated database that would maintain records of clinical drug trials from start to conclusion has won the support of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co.
Because multiple sclerosis (MS) has an uncertain disease trajectory, the effects of illness uncertainty may be compounded for persons who participate in a double-blind clinical drug trial.
She has finally seen a neurologist (twice in the last five years) who has taken an interest in her and recommended her to take part in a drug trial.
Prana Biotechnology Limited's (NASDAQ: PRNAF; ASX: PBT) executive chairman, Geoffrey Kempler, has reported that the company has completed the clinical phase of the its Alzheimer's disease drug trial in Australia.
The vascular surgeon, from Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, was also alleged to have deliberately provided 'misleading' information in a separate drug trial.
That's why there are strict rules for informing patients about the risks of participating in clinical trials, rules that are all too frequently bent or broken when doctors have a vested interest in getting patients to agree to join a drug trial.
The company which manufactured the drug that left six people seriously ill in hospital in a drug trial has filed for insolvency.
A DEVASTATED dad made a dash from Scotland to London last night after his son fell critically ill while taking part in a drug trial.
As these words ring in my head, I find that I can rise above the sense of doom and gloom by reading about a new drug trial or expanding my knowledge base about an MS symptom which is particularly troublesome for me at the moment.