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By taking part in a Clinical Study you can help in the development of new medicines that will save lives, you may also be reimbursed for giving up your time and any expenses that you may incur taking part in any medical trial.

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When an investigator or company contact you to discuss taking part in any clinical study please remember that your safety is paramount and you should ensure that you are aware of all the information about the study before taking part and that you ask questions of the doctors and medical professionals involved. The Clinical Trials industry is heavily regulated and the standards of care that you will receive from reputable organizations will be very high. They are trained and willing to answer any questions that you have.

Because your safety is their primary concern, you should stay under their care throughout the study which may sometimes include overnight stays.

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Parkinson’s: Targeting new compound slows disease in rats

The results of a decade-long study are in: a new therapeutic target is found, and scientists manage to slow the progression of the disease in animals. Powered by WPeMatico

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Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival

Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy doubled survival in a trial of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer lacking EGFR and ALK mutations. Powered by WPeMatico

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New drug halves previously untreatable migraine attacks

A new compound, called erenumab, was found to be successful in treating migraines for which other treatments had previously failed. Powered by WPeMatico

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Antidepressants: Do they really work?

The debate over whether antidepressants can really help to tackle depression has been rife. We take a closer look at the evidence. Powered by WPeMatico

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Can we trust results from early clinical trials?

A new analysis demonstrates that early clinical trials looking at new treatments are more likely to produce exaggerated results. Why could this be? Powered by WPeMatico

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