10 conditions that cause memory loss

Not being able to recall an actor’s name or where you set down your keys is not always a major concern, but if these incidents are happening often — or causing you to forget life’s more important details — it’s understandable to worry.

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15 clinical trial patient recruitment companies (and how to choose one)

Updated July 2022: 

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How long do clinical trial phases take?

Before a potential new therapy can be administered to patients, it must go through several clinical trial phases designed to test the drug or device for safety and effectiveness. For many new treatments, it will take approximately ten years for the therapy to progress from initial discovery to being approved. Clinical trials alone take six to seven years on average to complete.

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How we achieved a 72% randomization rate for a recent presbyopia trial [patient recruitment case study]

It’s common for people to have trouble seeing things close up as they age — this condition is called presbyopia, and it affects millions of people in the United States. Whether it’s reading a menu with ease or not having to strain to look at a phone screen, treatments for this condition can greatly improve the quality of life for those impacted.

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From research studies to your pharmacy shelves: the drug development process

When you head to the pharmacy to pick up medicine, you likely aren’t thinking about all the steps it had to take to get into your hands — but did you know that on average, it takes about ten years for a new medication to make it to market? This includes the six to seven years that the medicine will go through clinical trial phases, plus a few others that we’ll discuss below.

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5 solutions to clinical trial sponsor problems [infographic]

When performing medical research, clinical trial patient recruitment is frequently cited as the biggest obstacle to getting studies underway. In fact, 80% of studies fail to meet their patient recruitment goals within their targeted timeframe. Implementing the right clinical trial recruitment strategies is a must for advancing the field of medical research, but how can the sponsors of clinical ...

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This Clinical Trials Day, Share Why You Support Medical Research

Happy Clinical Trials Day! Here at Antidote, today is an opportunity to talk about why medical research matters – and to celebrate the volunteers who make it possible.

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Talk of the Towne podcast episode 04: Allergy & Asthma Network

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

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Why clinical trial site support matters: A Q&A with Lauren Schill

Antidote and other digital vendors work closely with clinical trial sites to ensure patient enrollment runs smoothly. Among the recruitment solutions we offer to sponsors is site follow-up services. We sat down with Lauren Schill, Senior Manager, Clinical Site Operations, to get her take on why site follow-up is a key component of clinical trial recruitment. Lauren shares what she likes most ...

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Antidote’s ESG initiative: Building a culture of environmental sustainability

ESG, short for “Environmental, Social, and Governance,” is a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments. This year, Antidote is tackling the environmental piece of ESG head-on.

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