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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Sickle cell disease treatment guidelines

Sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic condition presented at birth, is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. SCD affects millions of people worldwide, and while the exact number of people living with SCD in the U.S. is unknown, it is estimated that it affects approximately 100,000 Americans. 

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How to create a clinical trial recruitment plan [template]

Clinical trial patient recruitment brings specific challenges to research sites and marketing teams starting a campaign. With so many guidelines, chances are you already feel restricted in how you can share your trial with patients. Plus, running tests and trying new approaches are the cornerstones of effective marketing — but with patient recruitment, you have to submit all of your outreach ...

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How to read clinical trial listings

Whether you’re searching for a clinical trial through ClinicalTrials.gov or using a tool like Antidote Match, it can be really challenging to understand what a clinical trial listing means. Language used in clinical trials listings is often confusing and complex. Our Clinical Informatics Manager, Richard Towne, shares some of the key terms to look out for when reading a listing or study page. Use ...

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Clinical trial recruitment: 5 best practices

Clinical trial sites are increasingly looking to digital media for patient recruitment, but many still aren’t getting the results they’re looking for. We spoke with our Digital Marketing Manager, David Tindell, to hear his tips on running a successful clinical trial recruitment campaign that connects sponsors with eligible and interested patients.

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How to address key challenges in managing clinical trials

It’s no easy task to get a new clinical trial up and running, and keeping it moving smoothly takes a carefully constructed project management plan. Planning for the best also means preparing for the worst: anticipating the challenges that come with executing a trial is critical to its success. 

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