Amanda McDowell

Talk of the Towne Episode 05: Diversity in research with Allison Kalloo

Antidote’s podcast, Talk of the Towne, focuses on the ultimate sweet spot: that special place where science and patients converge. Our host, Dr. Rich Towne, was trained in pharmacy and currently works in Clinical Informatics at Antidote. In each episode, Rich welcomes a new guest from an Antidote partner organization, and takes an in-depth look at a particular area of interest, zeroing in on the ...

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The differences between osteoporosis and osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis (OA) are conditions with different causes and symptoms, but because people are often diagnosed with both, the terms are frequently used interchangeably.

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12 fascinating clinical research blogs to follow

There are many clinical trial blogs out there, but what sets the best ones apart? Our favorites are the ones that don’t simply cover news — instead, they aim to be go-to sources for informed positions on how to improve the medical research process.

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What are the types of mitral valve regurgitation?

Mitral valve regurgitation, also known as mitral regurgitation, mitral insufficiency, or mitral incompetence, is the most common type of heart valve disease, affecting more than 2% of the population. Though mild mitral valve regurgitation does not usually cause issues, it is a condition that can worsen with time and lead to more severe symptoms. Below, we will be looking at what this condition ...

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Helping patients through research

Lung Cancer Awareness Month occurs every November with the purpose of increasing general knowledge of lung cancer and the treatment options available to patients who have been diagnosed. While lung cancer is still a prevalent disease, there have been many advancements in the lung cancer treatment space over the years, and medical research studies are consistently underway to find better solutions ...

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The holiday season and mental health: Tips for managing stress and staying healthy

While the holiday season can be a time filled with joy and cheer, for many, these are not the only emotions associated with this time of year. In fact, a 2021 survey found that 3 in 5 Americans feel that their mental health is negatively impacted by the holidays. 

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How healthtech companies can drive app downloads

Increasing app downloads can feel like an uphill battle for companies in the competitive healthtech space. Because this is a crowded industry, user acquisition can be a considerable challenge — but Antidote is well-positioned to assist.

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Family Caregivers Month: How caregivers can be partners in research

November is designated as National Family Caregivers Month, which is a way to honor over 50 million Americans that provide care and assistance to loved ones. Caregivers play a vital role in the medical journeys of many patients, and they often dedicate their entire lives to maintaining a person’s health and dignity throughout the process. 

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3 ways Antidote serves sites

Successful clinical trial patient recruitment is about more than just finding potential participants. In fact, clinical trial matching is just one part of the equation — which is why we offer tailored solutions for sponsors, including trial site support.

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Antidote’s insights from 7,000+ type 2 diabetes patients [one-pager]

Having a deep understanding of the patient population is key to successful recruiting for clinical trials — which is why Antidote takes discovering patient insights seriously. 

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