Article 537: 2007 Year in Review: A Year of CRO Consolidation and Global Expansion
There were more pharmaceutical outsourcing mergers and acquisitions than in any pervious year since CenterWatch began tracking the marketin in the early 1990s. Consolidation was seen across nearly every sectore of the clinical trials industry.
Article 538: Academic Health Centers' Clinical Research Efforts Buoyed
The National Institutes of Health initiative to rework the clinical research process is boosting clinical research at a dozen universities receiving the NIH's Clinical and Translational Science Award
Article 539: Spain's Timeliness May Benefit from Simplified Contract Process
With a population of around 45 million, highly experienced investigators and a well-established network of public hospitals and cooperative groups, Spain benefis from the same standards and diversity of clinical trials existing across the rest of western Europe.
Article 540: Eye On: Hormone Deficiencies
Disorders of hormonal regulation include testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism) in both sexes; premenstrual syndrome (PMS), prementrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and menopausal symptoms including hot flashed and vaginal atrophy in women; and erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.