Case Studies

New treatment for the most serious form of stroke

Intracerebral hemorrhage is the most serious form of stroke with high rates of mortality and a low chance of recovery to functional independence. In Asia-Pacific, it affects more than one million people annually, kills one third of them and leaves most survivors with disability. For reasons yet unknown, intracerebral hemorrhage is also more prevalent in […]

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August 6th, 2013
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COPD and its co-morbidities

COPD is one of the world’s leading cause of death with prevalence ranging from 6% to 19% globally. This disease is particularly relevant for us in Asia-Pacific as risk factors such as smoking, biomass fuels, TB and air pollution are more prevalent than other regions. For example COPD prevalence in Chinese males is estimated to […]

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August 6th, 2013
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Developing clinical trials to meet the demands of 21st century diseases

Diseases that dominate the 21st century need a 21st century approach in the way we design and conduct clinical trials. To meet this need, George Clinical is primarily focused on large-scale studies with high-impact outcomes, particularly where smaller pre-registration trials need to be expanded to larger populations. George Clinical has been managing clinical trials in […]

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February 11th, 2013
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The true cost of cancer in South East Asia

Cancer is well established as a major leading cause of death across the world. Perhaps what is less known is that 70% of these deaths occur in low and middle-income countries, with Asia absorbing most of the impact. In 2002, 3.5 million people died of cancer in Asia. This is expected to increase to 8.1 […]

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September 19th, 2012

Intensive blood pressure lowering reduces heart attacks

One quarter of the world’s adult population suffers from hypertension, and although it has no obvious symptoms, it can lead to heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and blindness. Despite this, there has been great uncertainty as to how intensively blood pressure should be lowered to obtain maximal benefit and minimize risks. Researchers from Australia, China, […]

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September 3rd, 2012

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