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Research for diabetes is far more focused on drug therapies than preventive measures, and tends to exclude children and older people who have much to gain from better disease management.
Officials with the US Food and Drug Administration have halted a trial of the thyroid drug Sensipar following the death of a 14-year-old patient during clinical trials, various media outlets reported Tuesday.
According to a study released earlier this month, there are far fewer drug studies involving children than there are with adults.
Although children are more likely than adults to suffer from many diseases, few clinical trials are being conducted to test drugs in pediatric patients.
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