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How to pick a winner in clinical drug trials

When a drug fails late on in clinical trials it's a major setback for launching new medicines. It can cost millions, even billions, of research and development funds. Now, an 'adaptive' approach to clinical trials and a genetic ...

Jun 27, 2017
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Faster is better when it comes to sepsis care

Following the tragic and widely publicized death of Rory Staunton, 12, from undiagnosed sepsis in 2012, New York became the first state to require that hospitals follow a protocol to quickly identify and treat the condition.

May 22, 2017
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What to expect from big pharma in 2017

Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved just 22 new therapeutic drugs, which is less than half the number approved in 2015. The cover story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the ...

Feb 01, 2017
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Brexit uncertainty hangs over EU medicines agency

Tasked with giving new medicines the go-ahead across the EU, the European Medicines Agency is likely to have to relocate from its London base after Brexit—a prospect that is worrying its chief Guido Rasi.

Jan 26, 2017
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