Globally many consider herbs and botanicals to be natural and therefore healthier and gentler than conventional drugs. Currently, 30% of prescription drugs are herbal and botanical drugs. Herbals and botanicals are used for the treatment and improvement of health and well-being. Many countries use herbal and botanical drugs traditionally for many years to generations. The […]

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Most errors and technical failures in clinical trials arise due to the improper selection of clinical trial designs. The clinical trial design selection will have a strong impact on the cost and time associated with clinical trials. The expected outcomes shall be thought and carefully addressed while designing a clinical trial. The selection of clinical […]

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Oncology trials are more complicated than trials in any other therapeutic area. The research in oncology differs in the trial design, type of trial, the role of a comparator, treatment outcomes, adverse events reporting, interpreting the results, etc. Developing a perfect clinical development strategy for clinical trials in oncology is crucial as the research involves […]

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Do you know, according to clinicaltrials.gov, a total of 354,130 clinical trials were registered worldwide with 71,256 ongoing clinical trials as recorded on Oct-2020? The number of clinical trials is increasing year by year from 56.16k in 2017 to 60.69k in 2018. In the USA, more than 2.3+ million people participate in approximately 80,000+ clinical […]

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Clinical trials in rare diseases are more challenging than clinical trials in more frequent diseases for many factors such as the trial design, the number of patient populations available for recruitment, require regulatory support, etc. Applying a perfect clinical development strategy may help in overcoming these challenges and accelerate the drug development process in Orphan […]

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The US FDA recommends efficient clinical trial design strategies such as basket designs, and umbrella designs to expedite the development of oncology drugs and biologics. FDA also provides guidance and advice to sponsors of drugs and biologics for cancer treatment regarding the design and conduct of clinical trials, other than first-in-human (FIH) trials. In contrast […]

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Drug development is a lengthy, complex, and costly process, entrenched with a high degree of uncertainty that a drug will actually succeed and reach the market successfully. Drug development is the process of bringing a new pharmaceutical drug or a medical device or a treatment procedure to the market. Many developers often lack a clear […]

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The European medical device market represents about 30% of the global market, after the U.S market with a 42% share. The rising geriatric population, an increasing number of surgical procedures (especially orthopedic), and the availability of funding for research and innovation are some of the driving factors for the growth of the medical device market […]

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One of the most sought-after markets for medical devices in the world is the Australian market. With the regulatory reforms and an increase in demand for innovative products, the Australian medical device market expectation was worth more than $4.56 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 10%. In this article, we will be discussing […]

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Any clinical research professionals and staff members say that one of their biggest challenges when conducting a clinical trial is, obtaining a sufficient number of participants.  If the clinical research team fails to enroll enough study subjects into a clinical trial, this may, by default, extend the study timeline, increasing resource usage and costs. A […]

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