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  • 29 Mar, 2017

    How Do Large Companies Do Complex Projects?

    By Editor
    Complex project management for clinical trials is a very critical part of the clinical drug trials planning. Most clinical trials typically run 45% over budget. There are several reasons for this occuring: 1. Lack of discipline in being able to manage a complex project. 2. Lack of understanding of your resources. 3. Financial data: Unable to capitalize nor being ...
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  • 29 Mar, 2017

    Are Clinical Trials Run Differently in Different Countries?

    By Editor
    Each country has its own rules and protocols for its clinical drug trials. Operationally, however, drug trials, including foreign ones, follow a universal standard. “Good Clinical Practices” is the manual used around the world for clinical trials. (Administrative and legal forms vary from country to country.) If the clinical trial is done well, then you can use ...
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  • 23 Mar, 2017

    Why Do Clinical Trials Take So Long?

    By Editor
    A smaller clinical drug trial could take about a year while a larger clinical trial could take many years. It depends on how the trial is executed. While there are factors that you can’t control it typically takes a year from start to finish. A smaller clinical drug trial could take about a year and a larger clinical ...
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  • 13 Mar, 2017

    What are Clinical Trials?

    By Editor
    Before a drug goes to market there has to be exhaustive testing to see if the drug works and if there are any side effects. These are strictly controlled conditions. Clinical Trials is the official term for this type of testing. In the beginning Phase 1 trials is a very small trial and done in a ...
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  • 03 Mar, 2017

    The Patent’s Role in Drug Testing

    By Mukesh Kumar
    Many segments of the American population do not participate in clinical trials. These same patients also rarely give feedback on the drugs they are taking. However, that can be improved as there are several ways patients can help with developing different prescription drugs:  If you have a disease, get involved with your patient support groups.  Participate in clinical ...
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  • 21 Feb, 2017

    Why are Drug Prices So Expensive?

    By Mukesh Kumar
    Drug prices are so expensive and there are many reasons. The main reason is this: Demand for the Drugs. Drug companies have a product that you cannot live without. They charge based on what they believe people are willing to pay. People will not spare any expense to save their lives. It is how the drug marketplace ...
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  • 14 Feb, 2017

    Product Lifecycle Management

    By Mukesh Kumar
    There are many reasons for drug delays in the product lifecycle management process. The Number 1 reason for delay for drugs coming to the market is due to clinical trials. Clinical trials take the longest time in any drug development cycle.  They are also the ones that go wrong the most often because people have to ...
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  • 13 Feb, 2017

    All Drug Trials are Identical

    By Mukesh Kumar
    Clinical trials for drugs and vaccines are quite similar on the operational side but much different on the disease side. The goals for a vaccine trial are looking at certain things which are different from what a drug would do. However, from an operational side, they are pretty much identical. Professional clinical trials specialize based on the ...
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