Anne McDonough thinks about medical writing, global clinical research and development, and trial design because… medical research matters.
The Council of the European Union recently approved the new Clinical Trials Regulation with the stated purpose of making the EU a more attractive place to conduct clinical research. Many will remember that in 2001 the Clinical Trials Directive (CTD) was supposed to do the same thing, but the CTD is now widely considered to… read more
While many developing countries were experiencing improved life expectancy and consequent socioeconomic progress over the last several decades, South Africa was moving in the opposite direction. Adult life expectancy (the mean age to which a 15-year-old can expect to live) decreased, and the number of deaths in South Africa nearly doubled from 1997 to 2006…. read more