is used as a method to study a wide range of interventions, and by many individuals or sponsors.
In total, pharmaceutical companies in Japan spend 1.4 trillion yen annually on drug development, and lowering the cost of clinical trials
represents a significant challenge.
The company takes a holistic view of each clinical study, carefully identifying the catalysts for success by offering customized products, services, and flexible solutions that are vital to successfully enrolling patients into clinical trials
The first ever major registry for health related trials was formed in 1998, followed by registration of numerous clinical trials
but most of the clinical trials
stayed unregistered till the year 2004.4 In 2004, the "International Committee of Medical Journals Editors" (ICMJE) endorsed clinical trial
registration and the member journals declared prior clinical trial
registration to be compulsory for all clinical trials
that were to be conducted after July 1st, 2005.5 This was followed by FDA amendment act (FDAAA) of 2007, public law 110-85, title VIII of United states Law requiring investigators to register their clinical trials
.6 WHO also supported trial registration in a position statement also complimenting Declaration of Helsinki.7
The move comes as the number of people dying from side effects of clinical trials
has been increasing over the past few years.
Russell Katz, M.D., director of the Division of Neurology Products in FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, addressed the subject of the use of social media for clinical trials
recruitment at the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics 2013 annual meeting ("Dr.
The company has committed to provide lay-language summaries of clinical trial
results for patients who participated in clinical trials
and wish to receive a summary of the aggregate study level results.
The results of several clinical trials
are often not being published, particularly those with negative or equivocal results.
Since 2007, the FDAAA has required all Phase II-IV clinical trials
involving drugs, devices or biological products subject to regulation by FDA (applicable clinical trials
) to be registered on www.clinicaltrials.gov.
In this era of evidence-based medicine, conduct of clinical trials
has gained considerable importance.
today announced it has launched a new web site - www.corengi.com - to help type 2 diabetes patients find clinical trials
. The free online tool asks patients a few simple questions about their condition, including weight, blood sugar, and medications, to help them identify which ongoing clinical trials
may be appropriate for them.