Clinical Trials Archive

George Clinical harnessing innovation to improve patient retention in clinical trials

George Clinical’s parent organisation, The George Institute for Global Health and its TEXTCARE application, has been named a top 10 finalist in this year’s Google Impact Challenge. With a top prize of AUD $750,000, The George Institute has the opportunity to use its proven text messaging platform to tackle chronic disease on a global scale.

Clinical Trials on tissues of human heart now possible in UK

A UK based new start-up is developing a unique method for testing out the impact of drugs on the cardio-vascular system without resorting to animal testing or through clinical trials of an early-stage human. The company we are talking about is Inocardia, a spin-out from the University of Coventry. Having attracted sufficient funding from the

Clinical Research: Ethical or Unethical?

Everybody believes that informed consent makes clinical research ethical. However, informed consent is neither necessary nor sufficient for ethical clinical research. Drawing on the basic philosophies underlying major codes, declarations, and other documents relevant to research with human subjects, The aspects which make Clinical Research Ethical: Value: enhancements of health or knowledge must be derived