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Accreditation for Clinical Research Sites Worldwide

As reported in New England Journal of Medicine, standardized accreditation of global clinical research sites will support improved clinical research outcomes world wide.  Nonprofit Alliance...

Clinical Trial Rules Revised in New Zealand

As reported in prominent industry group RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society) and their Regulatory Focus, Regulatory Roundup Asia, New Zealand has revised their clinical trial...

FDA Scrutinizing Stem Cell Research: Stemgenex Warning

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Warning Letter to StemGenex Biologic Laboratories, LLC in San Diego California. The FDA observed that...

Washington Univ. Study Showcases Lab Grown Mini-Kidneys Grow Brain & Muscle Cells

Washington University St. Louis researchers have reported that miniature lab-grown kidneys have spouted brain and muscle cells. The mini kidneys (kidney organoids) are created...

Cleveland Clinic Study Reveals Obesity Itself Raises Diabetes & CVD Risks

Cleveland Clinic researchers have undertaken a comprehensive study focusing on meta-analysis of five studies with more than 880,000 participants. Utilizing Mendelian randomization, they examined...

Are Payers Adding to Health Care Costs with Prior Authorization Burdens?

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently sponsored a physician survey which reports a significant increase in prior-authorization burdens in the last few years. Payers...

Mt. Sinai Tool Analyzes and Shares Biomedical Data

Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine has developed a cloud-based tool that can analyze and share large amounts of biomedical data. It is reported...

Pfizer Drug Price Increases

Tami Luhby of CNN reports that leading commercial sponsor Pfizer will raise the all but four of their drugs by five percent by January...

Diabetes Type 2 Growing in Pakistan Due to Growing Unhealthy Lifestyles

Fakhir Rizvi writing for Urdupoint notes signs of wealth and modernization—overeating, lack of exercise and stress are the major factors causing diabetes among local...

NFL Awards Boston Children’s Hospital $14.7 Million to Study Brain Injuries

Felice Freyer of the Boston Globe reports that Boston Children’s Hospital has won a $14.7 million grant from the National Football League to study...

JW Pharma Starts Phase 2 Clinical Trial for Gout Treatment

Lee Han-soo reporting for Korea Biomedical Review notes that Korean biopharmaceutical venture JW Pharmaceutical has received approval from the Korean Ministry of Food and...