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Over 50% growth to 2015 seen in global clinical trials market...offshoring to emerging markets and demand for late-stage development services will help to fuel cumulative growth of more than 50% in the worldwide market for clinical trials over the next five years, a ...
Growth of clinical trial outsourcing raises issues
The practice of moving research involving human subjects from wealthy countries to less wealthy countries has grown in recent years, raising a number of ethical and scientific issues ...

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has approved the first rapid test for Ebola in a potential breakthrough for ending an epidemic that has killed almost 10,000 people in West Africa, it said on Friday. The test, developed by...

3 Advancements in Drug Development for Oncology Research...it is possible to intuit and predict how cancer cells will behave, and assign biological properties to understand implications for...
The natural chemical that could help cure cancer
In a report published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Vladimir Titorenko, a professor of biology at Concordia, and his colleagues show that...
Popular soda ingredient poses cancer risk to consumersPublic health researchers have analyzed soda consumption data in order to characterize people's exposure to a potentially carcinogenic byproduct of some types of caramel color... 
Human trial of 4th Ebola vaccine launches in Australia
Novavax yesterday announced the launch of the first human trial of its recombinant Ebola vaccine, which will make it the fourth candidate vaccine to be tested in...
Montreal teenager invents $500 dialysis machine for use at home While volunteering at her local hospital, Anya Pogharian, 17, found out how difficult it is for many patients to go to the hospital when they need help...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg has announced her plan to resign at the end of March 2015. She has held the...

Is South Korea the Next Emerging Early Phase Destination? The developed markets of North America and Europe together saw approximately 81% of the Phase I trial share in 2013 which is a 6% increase from 2012. Trials from emerging markets of South Korea and Russia also saw a 5% increase in 2013, showing the....

A newly implemented Canadian law has given Health Canada greater powers over the medical device market. The new legislation is designed to better align Canadian patient safety requirements with...

The American Cancer Society announced that its annual cancer statistics report finds that there has been a 22% drop in cancer mortality in the United States over....