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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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In recent months physicians' groups and medical journals have been among the organizations calling for a database/trial registry to ease the process of keeping track of the results of drug trials.
Strategies also may be developed to foster continued participation in the study to ensure integrity of the experimental drug trial design without jeopardizing the participant's emotional health.
A PROFESSOR of surgery accused of falsifying results in drug trials has been cleared of serious professional misconduct, the General Medical Council has announced.
Six men were left suffering multiple organ failure after taking part in the drug trial at Northwick Park Hospital, north west London, in March.
Six volunteers paid to take part in the drug trial were in hospital last night.
I have found out about new drug trials for MS, and I've ordered hinges to widen doorways for wheelchair access in my home.
The new drug trial was stopped when it resulted in over 50% more deaths than the control group, raising questions about the safety of these pharmaceutical interventions.
Because it is clear that a comprehensive understanding of disease depends on the integration of genetics, proteomics, environmental factors and clinical and medical information from humans, Gemini's approach is to collect and analyze that information from a wide range of human population groups, including twins, disease-affected families, isolated (founder) populations and drug trial subjects.
His partner, Dr Sheena Milne, said Dr Chima "switched notes" in Mr Blair's records to make it appear as if he was involved in the drug trial.
The international drug trial is coordinated by the Eastern Virginia Medical School of Norfolk, Va.
Although scheduled to continue until May 1995, the drug trial was called off on Jan.
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.