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Overhauling Industry-Sponsored Studies

By | May 23, 2012

Major pharmaceutical companies have agreed to a handful of recommendations aimed at increasing the transparency of clinical trials they fund.

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image: US Drug Approvals Top Canada, Europe

US Drug Approvals Top Canada, Europe

By | May 18, 2012

The FDA approves drugs faster and earlier than regulatory agencies in other countries.


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FDA Eases Sterility Requirements

By | May 16, 2012

The US Food and Drug Administration has relaxed some of the rules governing how companies must test the sterility of materials used to make biologic drugs.

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image: Does Education Boost Health?

Does Education Boost Health?

By | May 15, 2012

An examination of Swedish health and educational records suggests that more schooling results in healthier adults.


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By | May 14, 2012

The FDA is on board with a proposal to speed the approval of experimental pharmaceuticals that show big treatment effects early in clinical testing.


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Money for Team Research

By | May 9, 2012

The University of Michigan is funding exploratory ideas that cross disciplinary boundaries with $20,000 a pop.


image: Legislating Negative Result Reporting

Legislating Negative Result Reporting

By | May 7, 2012

A new bill aims to increase transparency in cancer clinical trials by requiring researchers to divulge all outcomes.


image: UK Going Open Access

UK Going Open Access

By | May 3, 2012

The United Kingdom government hatches a plan to provide free public access to government-funded research.


image: FDA Disputes Data Under-Reporting

FDA Disputes Data Under-Reporting

By | May 2, 2012

The FDA and NIH dispute reports that clinical trial data is being under-reported.


image: More Research Money for MDs

More Research Money for MDs

By | May 1, 2012

Principal investigators with medical training have a slightly higher NIH funding rate than those with just a PhD.


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