controlled clinical trial


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controlled clinical trial

A study that compares one or more intervention groups to one or more control groups.
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-- a multicenter, phase II controlled clinical trial of oral BG00012 (an oral fumarate, Biogen Idec) led to a 69% reduction in active inflammation on MRI scans in 257 people with relapsing-remitting MS;
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER Most recent randomized controlled clinical trials have not found a benefit in antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin E, and/or beta-carotene) for preventing cardiovascular disease, including stroke.
Intravenous immunoglobulin for the prevention of infection in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a randomized, controlled clinical trial. N Engl J Med 1988;1319:902-7.
Aastrom Biosciences, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, announced it has begun enrolling patients in a controlled clinical trial to evaluate its CB-1 cord blood cell therapy in the treatment of adult leukemia patients.
The award committee applauded his involvement in virtually every large-scale controlled clinical trial in MS since 1985.
A year-long, double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial conducted in Germany compared the efficacy and safety of Vertigoheel to those of betahistine.
The FDA first approved the product for treating adults with plaque psoriasis in 2010, based on evidence from two eight-week placebo controlled clinical trials in patients with mild to moderate plaque psoriasis of the body and one eight-week placebo controlled clinical trial in patients with moderate plaque psoriasis of the scalp.
The FDA originally approved SORILUX in 2010 based on evidence from the company's two, eight-week placebo controlled clinical trials in patients with mild to moderate plaque psoriasis of the body plus one, eight-week placebo controlled clinical trial in patients with moderate plaque psoriasis of the scalp.
In 2007, they began an international multi-center, double-blind, controlled clinical trial to investigate the impact of the concept on the health of several hundred HIV positive patients not yet on an-tiretroviral therapy.
The best way of testing that is to take people off their antivirals in a controlled clinical trial. Not one that is going to go out there and wreck immunity at this point.
"The results from this study, although negative, bear witness to the immense power of the prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial," Levin says in his editorial.
announced the enrollment of the 60th patient in its Phase 2 double blind, placebo controlled clinical trial of AG013.

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