Wearables are Improving Clinical Trial Research

Wearables are Improving Clinical Trial Research

The face of individual health care is changing and improving, thanks to wearables. Wearable health and fitness devices are becoming more popular by the day and with our mobile devices and wearables prompting us to keep up with good health habits, overall health is improving too. As individuals are more aware of their health, more […]

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January 12th, 2017
Why digital health is beneficial to clinical trials

Why digital health is beneficial to clinical trials

In the world of healthcare, time is always of the essence. Researchers are continuously looking for new solutions to help improve patients’ well-being and ultimately save lives. The discovery process of new treatments takes an enormous amount of time and resources in order to generate good evidence to prove that they are safe and that […]

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January 6th, 2017

The Changing Role of the CRA in an RBM World

Approximately a third of clinical trials conducted utilize some elements of Risk Based Monitoring (RBM), with this figure expected to increase. Site monitoring has been identified as one of the largest components of clinical trial expenditure. With the change in the way that site monitoring is performed, the role of the Clinical Research Associate (CRA) […]

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December 28th, 2016

Research confirms link between birthweight and cancer

New research from the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C) confirms that childhood cancer is linked to birthweight. The incidence of childhood cancer appears to be slowly rising, at a rate of approximately 1% per year in developed countries. Link between birthweight and cancer Risk rose by 26 percent for every kilogram increase in birthweight for […]

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December 17th, 2016

Clinical Trial Performance is Improving with Real Time Access to Data Intro

Over the years, technology within medical research has advance enormously, improving its methods of inputting and capturing data. When conducting clinical trials, it is crucial that current data is available throughout the study so that informed decisions can be made from start to finish. Electronic data capture (EDC) systems manage digital data from various channels […]

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December 11th, 2016
Part III China

Part III: China’s Future in Global Clinical Research

Active international collaboration has facilitated the rise of the Asia-Pacific region in global clinical research. In the first two parts of this blog series, we’ve discussed how Japan and South Korea – whose clinical research environments vary significantly from each other – share many common interests in their pursuit for advancing clinical R&D. The open […]

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December 7th, 2016

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