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Executive Health Management

Outsourcing in Clinical Trials East Coast 2021

2021 25 May

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ICU Management

COVID-19: Readjusting Clinical Trials

2020 02 Sep

Scientific research has been significantly disrupted because of COVID-19. The ability to conduct clinical trials in a safe and effective manner has been affected. Thousands of clinical trials have been suspended or stopped due to lockdown and other restrictions. There has also been a reorientation in clinical trial research towards COVID-19.  ... Read more

ICU Management

The Landscape of COVID-19 Clinical Trials

2020 18 Jul

Introduction In an effort to gather evidence through scientifically rigorous trials to guide optimal management of COVID-19, researchers in the US have started multiple parallel clinical trials. In this systematic review, the researchers evaluate the characteristics and issues surrounding simultaneous trials being conducted.   Methods This... Read more

Executive Health Management

Design Flaws of COVID-19 Clinical Trials

2020 10 Jun

A review of the registered clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19 suggests that in many cases the trial design lacks features key to scientific value, such as the use of control groups and patient and clinician blinding.   You might also like: EMA Fast-Tracking Procedures for COVID-19 Medicines   The... Read more

Executive Health Management

Potential COVID-19 Treatments: Some In, Some Out

2020 27 May

The UK health ministry has announced that the antiviral drug remdesivir would be made available to selected COVID-19 patients while the World Health Organization (WHO) is putting the hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine arm within the COVID-19 Solidarity Trial on hold.   You may also like : From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma Administration... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Supports Clinical Trials During COVID-19

2020 29 Apr

The European Commission has published ‘Guidance on the Management of Clinical Trials During the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic’ to ensure continuation of clinical trials in the EU during the pandemic.   You may also like: COVID-19 for R&D: Blessing or Curse?   The recommendations are part of the EU efforts to find... Read more

Executive Health Management

RECOVERY: World’s Largest COVID-19 Clinical Trial

2020 06 Apr

In the UK, the world’s largest clinical trial of potential coronavirus treatments, the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy trial ( RECOVERY ), is underway. It is aimed at assessing the effects of different treatments, including repurposed and novel drugs, on major outcomes in COVID-19.   You may also like : COVID-19 Will Revolutionise... Read more

ICU Management

Clinical Trials of Artificial Intelligence

2020 26 Feb

With the introduction of computers and advanced technology, the majority of patient data is now captured digitally. And this has allowed opportunities for machine learning. Today, machine learning is frequently used to make diagnosis or predict disease outcomes, optimise treatment decisions and determine the prognosis of patients.  While there... Read more

IT Management

UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more

Cardiology Management

#ESCCongress: Cardiovascular Medicine Will Never Be The Same

2019 29 Aug

ESC Congress is the world’s largest gathering of cardiovascular professionals contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology takes place from 31 August to 4 September at the Expo Porte de Versailles in Paris, France. The  ESC Congress... Read more