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2014-02-06 16:28:11

Interim Outcomes in CHOCOLATE BAR Registry Demonstrate High Rates of Procedural Success and Limb Preservation PLEASANTON, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim results from The CHOCOLATE® BAR Registry conducted in the US demonstrate that use of the CHOCOLATE® PTA balloon achieved high rates of treatment success and limb preservation in patients with peripheral arterial disease. The results from the first 350 patients enrolled and treated were presented by Dr. Tony Das...

2014-01-21 23:31:03

The FDA wants clinical trial sponsors to start using risk-based site monitoring. This quick-reading management report from FDAnews shows how to use risk management to set up remote clinical trial monitoring systems. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Implementing Quality Risk Management in Clinical Trial Monitoring **FDAnews Management Report** http:// http://www.fdanews.com/QRMinCTMonitoring The FDA wants clinical trial sponsors to start using risk-based site monitoring. That’s...

2014-01-15 12:21:36

BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Health ("NIH"), the nation's largest biomedical research institution, will utilize Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services (www.curtisbaymws.com) for the next 5 years through 2018, for all of NIH's medical waste transportation and processing services. Curtis Bay was selected based on its environmentally sustainable and reliable medical waste management services, along with its proven commitment to exceptional customer...

2014-01-08 17:50:19

Researchers in the United States have suggested an alternative way to allocate science funding. The method, which is described in EMBO reports, depends on a collective distribution of funding by the scientific community, requires only a fraction of the costs associated with the traditional peer review of grant proposals and, according to the authors, may yield comparable or even better results. “Peer review of scientific proposals and grants has served science very well for decades....

2014-01-08 08:27:59

- Enrollment on-track at 6 months with 40 U.S. sites open in 2013 SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today provided an update on the status of EPIC, its pivotal phase 3 study of MST-188 in sickle cell disease. Consistent with prior guidance, the Company announced that 40 clinical sites were opened in the U.S. by year-end 2013. In addition, clinical sites are expected to open in at least three countries outside the U.S. in the first...

2014-01-02 10:19:59

New analysis shows Asia gaining, due to increased support from both government, industry The United States' global share of biomedical research spending fell from 51 percent in 2007 to 45 percent in 2012, while Japan and China saw dramatic increases in research spending. The research and development spending in the United States dropped from $131 billion to $119 billion, when adjusted for inflation, from 2007-2012, while Japan increased spending by $9 billion and China increased by $6.4...

2014-01-02 04:20:27

Initiative designed to facilitate data sharing in support of advancing biomedical research QUINCY, Mass., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ideaPoint, Inc., a leading provider of partnering and collaboration systems for global enterprises, today announced the availability of a new portal providing a secure system for researchers to request access to anonymized, patient-level clinical trial data provided by sponsor organizations (clinicalstudydatarequest.com). Study sponsors who have...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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