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2014-04-16 12:29:54

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ePharmaSolutions, a leading provider of eClinical solutions announced the results of the initial pilot studies for its patient matching and triaging solution, ReferralPlus(TM), that suggest a significant improvement in match rates for people who are actively searching for clinical trials in which to participate. "We are absolutely thrilled with the results of these pilots and want to thank all of the pharmaceutical companies who helped...

2014-03-28 23:25:53

Verified Clinical Trials is proud to announce their presence at the Partnerships In Clinical Trials meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss the largest North American clinical research volunteer database that stops dual enrollment in clinical trials, while promoting patient safety and data quality. VCT is partnered with the world's largest pharmaceutical companies and CROs and continues to grow at an exponential pace in an effort to eliminate the professional research subject. Garden...

2014-01-30 11:04:20

Having a slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of having died 15 years later, according to new research published in the journal PLOS ONE. Researchers from UCL and the University of Edinburgh looked at data from more than 5,000 participants (age 20 to 59) collected from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES-III) in the US. At the start of the study in 1990s, participants visited an examination centre and had their reaction times measured. The task was...

2013-11-18 23:19:19

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Top 100 Contract Research Organisations In Western Europe. London (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 It is estimated that clinical development expenditures outsourced by pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies worldwide in 2012 was approximately Euro 20.6 billion. With greatly developed healthcare and medical systems, highly trained investigators and standardisation across multiple countries, in the form of the...

2013-11-05 23:30:40

Study Scavenger, the multilingual smartphone app is a powerful tool to enhance recruitment for clinical trials. In just a short time, Study Scavenger has gained national recognition and become a force in clinical trial recruitment efforts. Dix Hills, New York (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Study Scavenger is a free multilingual clinical trial smartphone app which allows potential research volunteers to access thousands of clinical research studies based on their personal preferences and...

2013-10-15 08:33:16

Executive Chairman Dr. Donald A. Deieso to give keynote address PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The WIRB-Copernicus Group ("WCG"), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced its participation at the CenterWatch Inaugural Forum on Optimizing Clinical Research Performance, to be held in Las Vegas from October 16-18, 2013. WCG is a Platinum sponsor of the CenterWatch conference. (Logo:...

2013-10-11 08:38:18

University of South Carolina study shows flaws in NHANES data Four decades of nutrition research funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be invalid because the method used to collect the data was seriously flawed, according to a new study by the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. The study, led by Arnold School exercise scientist and epidemiologist Edward Archer, has demonstrated significant limitations in the measurement...

2013-10-03 23:30:17

Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, announces it will join with Consent Solutions to discuss eConsenting at the 2013 Forum on Optimizing Clinical Research Performance to be hosted in Las Vegas by CenterWatch and iiBIG. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, announces it will join with Consent Solutions to discuss eConsenting at the 2013 Forum on Optimizing Clinical Research Performance. The event...

2013-07-18 23:26:34

Without a doubt, “X” does make a difference. The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) held its 4th annual "What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women’s Health Research" scientific conference at the Pew Charitable Trust Conference Center, Washington DC, July 18th -19th; to increase awareness and urgency about the importance of sex differences in chronic disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, and to ultimately transform disease research to accelerate...

2013-06-26 12:33:08

ABINGDON, England, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in the House of Commons comprehensive spending review announcement, the UK government announced an extension to the Biomedical Catalyst, as well as the Catapult Centres amounting to GBP185m additional funding in support of the UK life sciences industry. The Government's Spending Review document sets out its intention to provide "additional resource funding of GBP185 million for the Technology Strategy Board (TSB)...