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Informed Consent in Acute Coronary Syndrome Trials

At what point, and under what circumstances, should trial participation be allowed to proceed without some discussion of consent? And how extensive should that discussion …

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Turkey – At the Crossroads of Asia and Europe

It’s a great place to go on holiday, but if that’s all that comes to mind when you think about Turkey, then you really are …

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Reducing Cardiovascular Mortality in Haemodialysis Patients

The population of patients who suffer from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and are on haemodialysis have a cardiovascular mortality rate that is 10-20 times higher …

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regulatory
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Improving Treatment Options in Schizophrenia: Considering the Whole Patient

This severe psychiatric disorder is twice as prevalent as Alzheimer’s disease and five times as prevalent as multiple sclerosis. But despite available treatments, schizophrenia is …

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CRO
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FDA Suggests Reintroduction of Bovine-derived Heparin

During an advisory committee meeting with its Science Board in early June, the FDA suggested a reintroduction into the US market of bovine-derived heparin. Despite …

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