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#Clinical trials

# clinical-trials - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Opinion: Being part of a trial for prostate cancer treatment has improved my life greatly
# Clinical Trials
# Clinical Trials

Opinion: Being part of a trial for prostate cancer treatment has improved my life greatly

May 13th 2021, 7:20 AM 21,975 Views 10 Comments

Peter MacNamara has been battling prostate cancer since 2011 and has found immunotherapy via a clinical trial to be hugely helpful.

# clinical-trials - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'
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# Meeting

O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 3:22 PM 33,797 Views 0 Comments

Representatives from the pharmaceutical giant met with Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman today.

# clinical-trials - Monday 28 December, 2020

American firm Novavax starts late-stage trial of Covid-19 vaccine in US and Mexico
# Another Weapon
# Another Weapon

American firm Novavax starts late-stage trial of Covid-19 vaccine in US and Mexico

Dec 28th 2020, 10:53 PM 19,267 Views 24 Comments

The vaccine can be stored between two and eight degrees Celsius, meaning it could be more easily distributed than competitors.

# clinical-trials - Monday 20 May, 2019

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years
# Health
# Health

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

May 20th 2019, 5:46 PM 9,068 Views 3 Comments

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

# clinical-trials - Monday 3 December, 2018

'If I didn't take part in a clinical trial, I would have died'
# Better Care
# Better Care

'If I didn't take part in a clinical trial, I would have died'

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 19,578 Views 13 Comments

Patients in Ireland are being encouraged to ask their doctors about clinical trials.

# clinical-trials - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success
# Fertility
# Fertility

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success

Sep 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 5,809 Views 1 Comment

Senior clinical embryologist at Beacon Court in Dublin welcomes the new research stating embryo freezing and waiting for a better conditioned womb linings may be the way forward.

# clinical-trials - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials
# Alzheimer's Disease
# Alzheimer's Disease

Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials

Aug 7th 2012, 4:13 PM 5,725 Views 14 Comments

Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson said the drug did not work better than placebo in two late-stage clinical trials.

# clinical-trials - Sunday 24 June, 2012

What happens during a clinical trial?
# Clinical Trials
# Clinical Trials

What happens during a clinical trial?

Jun 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,524 Views 5 Comments

Medicines available in Ireland are required to undergo clinical trials before being granted a license – but just what is involved in a clinical trial?

# clinical-trials - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

New research unit at Cork hospital to create 10 jobs
# Health
# Health

New research unit at Cork hospital to create 10 jobs

Mar 6th 2012, 8:38 AM 1,040 Views 1 Comment

The facility will give local patients the opportunity to take part in clinical trials of new treatments.