Participation in a clinical research study may be a way to obtain relief from the behavioral symptoms associated with bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition in which people with this disorder periodically may cycle between periods of depressionand periods of extreme/abnormal bouts of energy, flights of thought/fantasy and elation. The latter is commonly referred to as mania. While there are a number of medications currently available to people who suffer from this disorder, medical […]

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Clinical Trials on Memory Loss Due to Alzheimer’s Disease are Probably Being Conducted at a Site Near You

Alzheimer’s disease is incurable.  There are medications that provide limited relief from the cognitive and behavioral changes that manifest themselves over the course of this disease.  The medical research community and the pharmaceutical industry are vigorously trying to discover new and better medications to treat this disease.  For information on where clinical trials are being […]

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The Ethical Principles In Clinical Trials

In order for a new medication to obtain FDA approval for human consumption, the drug under consideration must ultimately undergo intensive evaluation in humans. There are rules and ethical principals that have been established to govern the appropriate conduct of clinical trials. These rules are intended to insure the safety of the people who elect […]

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The Different Stages In Clinical Trials

In order for a drug candidate under consideration for development to be eventually approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for human use, a series of Clinical Research Studies must be undertaken to demonstrate and adequately characterize the drug candidate’s effectiveness and side effects profile. This data package, once sufficiently compiled, will then be submitted […]

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