The Science of Clinical Trial Selection: Why Trial Type Matters to Patients

Living with a chronic illness or other condition can take up a significant piece of a patient's time. Though clinical trials can be beneficial to patients, recruitment efforts have to compete with many other products and services that can offer a patient support. 

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The Quickest Way to Meet Your Clinical Trial Quotas? Precision Recruitment

With patients waiting for new and better treatments and companies waiting for results, delays in clinical trials are far from ideal. And yet, here at Antidote, we receive calls and emails every day from researchers who are missing their trial’s deadlines because they’re having trouble finding patients to take part. 

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Autoimmune Hepatitis Diet: What Do Doctors Recommend?

While there is no recommended diet for autoimmune hepatitis, diet considerations related to weight management and alcohol consumption may both make an impact on symptoms and disease progression. Following a healthy diet and talking with your doctor about alcohol consumption can help you avoid complications related to obesity, reduce weight gain from common steroid treatments, and avoid ...

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What Are the Stages of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a rare, progressive lung disease. While there are not formal categories of IPF, doctors and patients sometimes think of IPF in four different stages depending on symptoms and treatment needs. 

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The Best Clinical Trial Recruitment Strategies for Fast Results

As a clinical trial sponsor, you don't have time to waste. Running a clinical trial for one day can cost up to $37,000 by some estimations. Delays in new treatments hurt patients waiting for better options, too.

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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 challenging – 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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