28 Mar

Clinical Trial Failures – Losses of 2016

Drug development costs are increasing and the time it takes to bring a drug to market is becoming longer. Also of consideration is the success rate for receiving regulatory approval to market your drug or device.The increasing cost of clinical research has significant implications for...

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14 Mar

Top 4 Reasons Why Patients Don’t Take Part in Clinical Trials

 Only 10% of all drugs in human clinical trials become an approved drug. Nevertheless, clinical trials are imperative for discovering novel treatments to ever-changing diseases, and patients are an integral part of it. Sadly though, 30% of clinical trials never even get off the ground...

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01 Mar

Key FDA Approved Drugs in 2016

While President Trump believes that  ‘slow and burdensome’  FDA drug approval process is ‘keeping too many new drugs from reaching the market’, former FDA Director Rob Califf differs in his opinion when he says that ‘Drug regulation drives innovation’.Rob Califf, a cardiologist goes on to...

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20 Feb

Complete List of ResearchKit Apps and Studies Launched in 2016

Apple launched ResearchKit in 2015, since then we have seen a number of medical research studies from nonprofits, academic medical centers and pharmaceuticals across the country. There has been a lot of interest among clinicians and healthcare professionals and the first year alone saw the launch...

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