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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After huge changes in the regulatory system, Japan has become the largest market for clinical trials in the Asia-Pacific region for both local and global studies and is now a country of choice in clinical development maps. Previously regulatory lag was a huge hurdle for global drug developers. One good example of such lags is […]

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China’s pharmaceutical drug market is constantly growing and is the second-largest pharmaceutical industry in the world, after the United States. It is estimated to reach $161.8 billion by 2023, with an average growth rate of 5% in the coming years, taking a 30% share of the global market. The acceleration of new drug access, changing […]

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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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Myanmar’s pharmaceutical market size was $456 million in 2017, with a percapita pharma expenditure of $8.5 and expected to reach $656 million in 2022. Myanmar’s economy is growing continuously, and the experts predict the pharmaceutical industry to quickly grow into a $1.12 billion industry in the future. Myanmar depends on the import of pharmaceutical products […]

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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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