Hot Topics – July 20, 2016
This week, hot topics include clinical research regulations, attracting patients to clinical trials, and controlling pre-diabetes.
Ethical principles for conducting research involving humans were originally detailed in 1978. Today, a new report is urging Congress to make updates to the decades old document.
Pharmaceutical companies are experimenting with new ways to bring patients to clinical trials. Some of these include monitoring forums and hiring car services to taxi patients to and from clinics.
A recent 6 month study shows that moderate exercise, instead of a more vigorous exercise, may be more effective at controlling glucose in pre-diabetic individuals.