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Impact of Gender Gaps in Alcohol Abuse on Clinical Trials

Recently in this space, we went over some challenges facing the clinical trial world in terms of sex and gender disparities in clinical research. Despite efforts in this area over the last several years, the reality still exists that women are often underrepresented in both preclinical and early-phase clinical trials, and more work needs to…

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Addressing Sex-Gender Disparities in Trial Recruitment

There are certain challenges the clinical trial industry as a whole is still working to overcome, and one of these is sex and gender disparities in clinical research trial enrollment. There has been significant research into this effect over the years, with the industry accepting that the disparity between males and females in trial recruitment...
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Primer on Clinical Trial Data Validation Process, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on the clinical data validation process during research studies. Vital for ensuring correctness and integrity of any data produced during a medical trial, data validation, also known as process validation, is carried out in some manner for virtually all clinical...
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Primer on Clinical Trial Data Validation Process, Part 1

Within any clinical trial or research study for a given condition, treatment or drug, the quality and integrity of the data involved are vital factors. There are several tests or programs researchers will run to ensure their data is of the highest quality possible, and this broad process is known as clinical data validation, or...

Personal and Societal Benefits of Clinical Trial Participation

There are many examples of things we can do that benefit both ourselves and others simultaneously, and clinical trial participation is often a great one. Those who participate in such trials, whether for a specific condition or as a healthy volunteer test subject, are potentially on track for several distinct benefits – plus are benefitting...
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Rigorous FDA Process for New Drug Approval, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over the standard steps involved in the process of clinical researchers discovering and developing a new drug. The drug development process, one that's strictly regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), follows a set of steps to allow for safe, sensible and timely development...
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Rigorous FDA Process for New Drug Approval, Part 1

At AGA Clinical Trials, we're proud to offer a wide range of medical research trials that cover numerous common conditions and illnesses. While this is not necessarily the case in every clinical trial carried out, many of our studies will advance research or shine a new light on a potential drug that could be used...
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Promoting Patient-Friendly Research Studies, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the ways we and other clinical researchers look to make medical research trials as patient-friendly as possible. The best studies take place when both patients and researchers are on the same page, with participants who fully understand the scope of the study...

Promoting Patient-Friendly Research Studies, Part 1

Across the clinical trial and medical research realm, one common issue many companies have been working on in recent years is making studies more patient-friendly. This is one of the biggest challenges out there when it comes to patient recruitment – many people want to take part in clinical studies, but too many recruitment efforts...