Acute vestibulopathy is characterized by an acute or subacute onset of vertigo, dizziness or imbalance with or without ocular motor, sensory, postural or autonomic symptoms and signs, and can last for seconds to up to several days.1 What is Acute Unilateral Vestibulopathy? Normal vestibular end organs generate an equal resting-firing frequency of the axons, which […]

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Outsourcing in clinical trial industry has been on the rise for last several decades. This has been due to a combination of several factors, including increasing cost of research, blockbuster molecules going off-patent causing revenue loss and lack of extensive in-house R&D infrastructure. This has resulted in an interesting situation, where increasingly more clinical trials […]

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Trial managers worldwide have been focusing on specific regions for placing their clinical trials. So much so that about 60-70% of clinical trials globally are conducted in USA and Europe alone. However, this is slated to change or should change, if one consults a recent white paper published by Frost & Sullivan. The white paper […]

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Recently, Thailand FDA has brought a revised list of institutional review boards (IRBs) / ethics committees (ECs) that it recognizes for acceptance of applications. In our previous articles (see Part I and Part II), we’ve discussed the regulatory scenario in Thailand, including regulatory approvals for the clinical trial in Thailand, ethics committee approval for the clinical trial in […]

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With patients of ovarian cancer as the target trial population, clinical trial feasibility was performed. The clinical trial sites/investigators, who participated in this feasibility came mainly from India, Russia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, and South Korea. What are the causes of Ovarian cancer? The causes of ovarian cancer are unclear but doctors have identified factors that can […]

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Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women. Along with lung cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer, with 2.09 million cases each in 2018, and Breast cancer affects 1 in 7 (14%) of women worldwide. What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is a cancer that develops from breast tissue. […]

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