TITLE

News @ a glance

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p918
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports developments related to the health care sector in Africa. The clinical trials of a topical microbicide to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection were stopped. Clinical trials of prototype pandemic influenza vaccines show that the vaccines are effective against strains of avian influenza. South Africa's licensing body issued a temporary amnesty for financial penalties to physicians who return to the country between February 1 and April 30, 2007.
ACCESSION #
24990813

 

Related Articles

  • Clinical Effectiveness of First and Repeat Influenza Vaccination in Adult and Elderly Diabetic Patients. Looijmans-Van Den Akker, Ingrid; Verheij, Theo J. M.; Buskens, Erik; Nichol, Kristin L.; Rutten, Guy E. H. M.; Hak, Eelko // Diabetes Care;Aug2006, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1771 

    OBJECTIVE -- Influenza vaccine uptake remains low among the high-risk group of patients with diabetes, partly because of conflicting evidence regarding its potential benefits. We assessed the clinical effectiveness of influenza vaccination in adults with diabetes and specifically examined...

  • When Does Innovative Care Become Clinical Research? Mackintosh, Douglas R.; Molloy, Vernette J. // Applied Clinical Trials;Feb2005, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p59 

    This article examines the overlapping of clinical research by medical care. There are compounds administered to patients, as well as procedures performed on patients that are unapproved, untested, and could in no way be considered the generally accepted standard of care. These therapies are...

  • A Data Driven Approach. Thoelke, Kent R. // Applied Clinical Trials;May2012, Vol. 21 Issue 5, Special section p6 

    The article focuses on the adoption of a data driven approach to improve oncology clinical trial recruitment in the U.S. It highlights the implication of the emerging markets on oncology clinical trials. Industry data reveals that fewer than 4% of physicians in the country participate in...

  • Uneasy Alliance – Clinical Investigators and the Pharmaceutical Industry. Bodenheimer, Thomas // New England Journal of Medicine;05/18/2000, Vol. 342 Issue 20, p1539 

    The article reports on changing patterns of clinical practice. It is reported that new cardiovascular drugs, antiinflammatory drugs, cancer chemotherapy, and other pharmacologic weapons are being added to physicians' therapeutic armamentarium. The article also illustrates new challenges faced by...

  • Influenza Virus-Stimulated Generation of Anti-Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Activity after Influenza Vaccination in HIV-Infected Individuals and Healthy Control Subjects. Pinto, Ligia A.; Blazevic, Vesna; Shearer, Gene M.; Anderson, Stephanie A.; Dolan, Matthew J.; Venzon, David J.; Liewehr, David; Trubey, C. Mac; Rowe, Thomas; Katz, Jacqueline M. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;4/1/2001, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p1000 

    Presents information on a study which investigated the effect of influenza vaccination on influenza-induced anti-HIV activity. Patients, materials, and methods; Antibody responses to vaccination; Effect of influenza vaccination on flu-specific cytokine production.

  • Ukraine Emerges as a Viable Location for Global Studies. Rudnyeva, Olena // Applied Clinical Trials;May2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p40 

    The article highlights the condition of the clinical trials industry in Ukraine. This country is a relative newcomer to the industry, but is considered a potential country for clinical research development. Medical and pharmaceutical sciences are widespread in Ukraine. With the unique features...

  • Investigative Sites Unlock the Door to Success in India. Varawalla, Nermeen // Applied Clinical Trials;May2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p48 

    The article discusses the role of investigative sites in enabling the Indian clinical development sector to achieve its goals. Effective approaches for building sustainable working relationships with these sites are also explored. The investigator and site staff play a key role in ensuring that...

  • Clinical Trial Digest.  // Neurology Reviews;Feb2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p14 

    The article presents research findings from recently published randomized controlled trials. In the treatment of epilepsy, it was found that in patients with partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalization, adjunctive lacosamide was effective and well tolerated. In the treatment...

  • Are randomized controlled trials sufficient evidence to guide clinical practice in Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus? Vijan, S.; Kent, D. M.; Hayward, R. A. // Diabetologia;Jan2000, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p125 

    Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are often considered the standard for defining the practice of evidence-based medicine. Taken alone, they are, however, often insufficient to guide clinical care. Randomized controlled trials are clearly the best method to determine whether interventions are...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics