The impact of COVID-19 on non-COVID-19 clinical trials [whitepaper]

As of September 2020, there have been over 30 million COVID-19 cases worldwide, with nearly 7 million cases in the United States alone. The impact of this global pandemic is widespread, ranging from how we conduct ourselves in public to the ways in which we seek healthcare. 

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How myasthenia gravis online support raises awareness

Living with myasthenia gravis, a rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by progressive weakness of the skeletal muscles, can be difficult. The symptoms, which include trouble talking, facial paralysis, difficulty breathing due to muscle weakness, fatigue, drooping of eyelids, and double vision, can make those living with the condition feel very isolated.

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7 clinical trial advertising sample ideas

Successful clinical trial advertising engages patients and encourages them to join your trial, while adhering to the strict guidelines laid out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Getting creative within these confines can be a challenge, but with the right research and strategy, your ads can strike the appropriate balance.

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How to find and join lupus support groups

Living with lupus can be difficult. It’s an “invisible illness” — meaning those around you can’t see your fatigue or your muscle and joint pain or any of the many other symptoms. This can be a lonely experience, and that’s why it’s so important for people with lupus to connect with others who have the condition as well. 

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What clinical trial statistics tell us about the state of research today

The spread of COVID-19 has caused a public health frenzy throughout the world. And, while COVID-19 clinical research remains top of mind for many, the pandemic has caused clinical research in other areas to face a barrage of disruption to typical research flows. 

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The latest ulcerative colitis treatment guidelines

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that is generally restricted to the colon, causing long-lasting inflammation and ulcers (sores) in your digestive tract.

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The importance of structured data for clinical trial search

Maneuvering clinical trial listings can be a daunting task for any patient. In fact, searching for trials has become more and more difficult over the years, largely due to increasingly stringent eligibility requirements. That’s why we created Antidote Match, the first trial matching engine that uses structured data and proprietary algorithms to explore a patient’s eligibility for every trial.

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Mastering the basics of clinical trials [guide for patients]

At Antidote, we receive a lot of questions about participating in a clinical trial. 

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Clinical trial recruitment strategies that work — and why

Clinical trial patient recruitment can take a long time, and 80% of clinical trials today are delayed or closed due to difficulty finding patients to take part. If you have the right recruitment strategies in place for your clinical trial, then enrolling patients doesn’t have to slow your research down.

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2020 Crohn's disease research round-up

Crohn’s disease, a common form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is characterized by inflammation in any part of the GI tract, from the mouth to the anus. In Crohn’s, healthy parts of the intestine are mixed in with inflamed areas. 

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