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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...

Correcting Myths on Modern BYOD Clinical Trials

Many clinical trials in today's modern era feature the use of devices for data capture, convenience and data storage, and one area here that's been exploding in recent years is the BYOD movement, or bring your own device. Many clinical research companies are taking on this approach, which allows patients to bring their own smartphone...
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Clinical Trial Randomization, Supplies and RTSM Systems, Part 3

In parts one and two of this multi-part blog series, we went over some of the basics and foundational qualities of RTSM systems within clinical trials. Short for Randomization and Trial Supply Management, these systems are important for not only assisting with randomization for a given trial, but also for documentation, tracking and management of...
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Benefits of eConsent for Trial Participant Informed Consent, Part 1

Within any area of clinical research, the term "consent" is a vital one. It's very important for clinical trial participants to understand what they're taking part in and give their legal, informed consent for any minor risks they may be exposed to, and modern technological advances have improved this area along with several others in...
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Important Terms and Definitions for Clinical Studies

For those who have never participated in a clinical study, the terminology and details used in the process of such a study might be intimidating. Like many other research and medical areas, complex terms and labels are often used, but in reality, the process is relatively straightforward and simple. At AGA Clinical Trials, we're dedicated...