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drug trial

the process of determining an adequate and effective therapeutic dose or duration of treatment of a specific drug for a particular disease state. The trial culminates with (1) an acceptable clinical result, (2) intolerable adverse effects, (3) a poor response after an appropriate blood level is reached, or (4) administration of the drug for a specific time.
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The purpose of the current research was to fill this gap in knowledge by examining the relationships among illness uncertainty, coping effectiveness, hopefulness, and mood in outpatients with progressive MS during their participation in a double-blind clinical drug trial.
Six volunteers paid to take part in the drug trial were in hospital last night.
iTrials technology automates and streamlines the way drug trial candidates are identified, notified and enrolled, immediately identifying trial candidates by cross referencing trial specifications with records from iTrials' health data partners including IPAs, healthcare transaction clearinghouses, PPOs and other managed care stakeholders.
I have found out about new drug trials for MS, and I've ordered hinges to widen doorways for wheelchair access in my home.
A professional misconduct hearing was told the forgery was just one part of a scheme by Dr Kamparal Singh Chima to make thousands of pounds from his "obsession" with drug trials.
The new drug trial tests only those who recently have been exposed to the flu virus - in this case, by other Jewish Home residents who caught the bug several weeks ago.
Right: Ryan with his girlfriend Michelle' HOSPITAL: Where drug trial was held
But symptoms sometimes disappear naturally or do not show up during a drug trial.
An ex-convict surrendered Monday to face charges that he masterminded bombings at a courthouse and a bank to thwart a drug trial that could put him away for life under California's ``three strikes, you're out'' law.
But the new drug, finasteride, appears to provide an alternative to surgery, according to results from a year-long, placebo-controlled drug trial involving 1,645 men suffering from an enlarged prostate.
Walter Bradley, who heads the university's drug trial program for the pharmaceutical companies Amgen and Medtronic.