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Grail Starts PATHFINDER Trial To Evaluate Multi-Cancer Blood Test For Early Cancer Detection

Grail announced it will enroll about 6,200 people in an interventional, multi-center study evaluating its multi-cancer early-detection blood test. This is the first time health care providers will use this test to help guide patient care.

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Don't Take For Granted A Patient's Role In Clinical Trials, Experts Say

Catering to patients can help make clinical trials more accessible and useful, presenters argued at a recent conference.

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QUOTED. 27 February 2020. Michael Gibson.

Apple and Johnson & Johnson are recruiting patients into Heartline, a 150,000-patient "virtual" randomized study to evaluate how the Apple watch can improve patient outcomes by reducing risk of stroke and detect atrial fibrillation early. See what Heartline's co-chair Michael Gibson of Harvard University said about it here.

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Court Rules More Trial Data Must Be Posted On ClinicalTrials.gov

Plaintiff Peter Lurie, former US FDA associate commissioner, expects results of hundreds of clinical trials of approved medical products will become available under ruling against HHS.

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Apple And J&J Collaborate On Large Atrial Fibrillation Study

The Heartline Study is evaluating how the Apple Watch can identify and predict atrial fibrillation while improving cardiovascular outcomes and patients’ adherence to anticoagulant drugs.

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New Real-World Data Show Benefits Of Abbott's FreeStyle Libre Technology

New real-world data, presented at a recent diabetes conference in Madrid, showed that Abbott's FreeStyle Libre system provided several clinical benefits for patients with diabetes.

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Castor’s Data Platform Will Make Medical Research More Efficient

Dutch data-capture company Castor is aiming to make the world’s medical research data reusable. The cloud-based platform enables medical device companies to capture, process and integrate data from multiple sources on a centralized platform.

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Medtech Companies Need To Do Better At Patient Engagement, Expert Says

A top clinical research expert says the medical device industry is lagging behind the pharmaceutical industry when it comes to engaging patients. While industry groups are pushing for more patient preference be factored in in regulatory decisions, John Lewis of patient advocacy group Heart Valve Voice says medtech companies themselves are not investing enough in this area.

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QUOTED. 20 February 2020. Steven Raman.

Less-invasive technologies to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia are fast becoming viable alternatives to medication and surgery. Here's what one researcher in the area, Steven Raman, had to say about the new options.

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Market Intel: Minimally Invasive Procedures Gaining Traction In BPH Treatment Market

Less-invasive technologies to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia are fast becoming viable alternatives to medication and surgery. Landmark studies of newer techniques have led the American Urological Association to update its guidelines.

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