Asthma Research Round-Up: July 2019

Today, nearly 25 million people in the United States are living with asthma. For 5 to 10% of those living with asthma, symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath aren't well managed by their current treatments. 

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Clinical Trial Recruitment Tools for the 21st Century

Today, study teams have a variety of clinical trial recruitment tools at their disposal to find the right patients for their studies. As anyone involved in the patient recruitment process knows, enrolling patients into studies isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. Complex protocols in particular can make recruiting patients particularly difficult – and make using a varied approach more important. 

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5 Lesser-Known Reasons to Join Asthma Clinical Trials

If you live with asthma, you may still have trouble with symptoms even on your regular medication. That’s why asthma clinical trials explore new potential treatments for asthma.

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What’s It Like to Participate in a Clinical Trial?

Do you know anyone who has participated in a clinical trial? It's very possible the answer is no. Studies show that patients are interested in participating, but don't often hear about opportunities to take part.

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15 Questions to Ask Clinical Trial Recruitment Companies [Updated]

If you're thinking of working with a clinical trial patient recruitment company, most sites and sponsors evaluate bids from a few different companies before making a selection.

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Do Patients Have to Pay for Clinical Trials?

Patients do not have to pay for the majority of clinical trial costs. The trial sponsor covers the cost of research and data analysis, which makes up most trial costs. Trial participants may have to pay copays and payments toward a deductible if those are part of your insurance plan .

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How to Address Barriers to Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment [Update]

[Updated June 2019]

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How to Advertise Different Types of Clinical Trials

Prior research on patient interest in clinical trials has tended to focus on studies as a monolith. At Antidote, we were curious whether the type of trial – observational, interventional, etc. – made a difference in terms of patient interest.

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Living with PBC: 5 Tips That Can Help

Looking back, Carol Roberts believes she experienced the fatigue associated with primary biliary cholangitis, or PBC, years before her diagnosis.

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Who Decides Whether You Get Into a Clinical Trial?

You found a clinical trial you're interested in, and reached out to the site or answered a few questions about your medical history online. But who decides if you're ultimately selected for a clinical trial?

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