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Is the gender gap an issue in medical trials?
It is well accepted that children are not just miniature adults and so ideally should only receive drugs that have been tested in paediatric trials. However, there is also evidence that the difference between male and female … Read More
Statistical analysis exposes dubious data in 2% of anaesthesia trials
Statistical analysis of over 5,000 published trials has highlighted 90 that contain dubious data. This is equivalent to around 2% of the trials examined using statistical tools to identify anomalies hidden within the … Read More
Flu: Is Llama Blood the Answer?
Flu: Are Llamas the Solution? The annual flu season is upon us and many of us get vaccinated against prevalent strains of influenza, identified from the southern hemisphere’s winter. Flu is caused by a virus that has the … Read More
Whitehall Training launches new Good Laboratory Practice course
Safety testing of drugs can be a contentious issue – testing of non-pharmaceuticals is even more so. Opinions are especially polarised where the test systems are live animals. Understandably, such practices are tightly … Read More
FDA launches four case studies to explain medical device regulation
The National Medical Device Curriculum is a set of four fictitious case studies intended to help academic institutions and medtech companies understand US FDA’s medical device regulatory … Read More
Is gene editing one step too far?
Gene editing could eliminate some diseases - but at what cost to the future of the human race? What is the true risk of gene editing? Originally discovered by a researcher from Osaka University in 1987, gene editing could … Read More