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Insight, tips, and updates on clinical research in the natural products industry

 
 
 

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Self Report Outcomes: Why the best trial results come from listening

 

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Study Outcomes: Why Less is More

Outcome measures are among the most critical decisions in clinical trial design. After all, this is what determines whether or not your product was...

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Natural Health Product Claim Requirements

In the United States, herbal supplements, essential oil supplements, and nutraceuticals fall under the FDA umbrella classification of dietary...

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Drug Development: Step by Step

Natural products created from plant-based ingredients are often capable of powerful medicinal effects in the human body. Turning these formulations...

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Investigational New Drug (IND) Application

If your study involves a test drug and a medical outcome (i.e. something to prevent, diagnose, or treat disease), the FDA requires an Investigational...

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5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials have a reputation for being massive expenditures, with budgets easily running to the millions. While this may be the case for certain...

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What does it take to turn a botanical into an FDA-Approved drug?

The FDA has a unique, streamlined process for medicinally active plant-based products to gain market authorization. That this process is much faster...

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