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Clinical research in children lagging, says report

Clinical research in children lagging, says report

At the moment, sponsors can get a waiver from developing a paediatric investigation plan (PIP) and trialling the drug in children if the product is unlikely to be effective or safe ... The report has been welcomed by the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR)

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  • EU rules 'deny cancer therapy to children' EU rules 'deny cancer therapy to children'

    Cancer groups demand change to loophole that allows drugs to be excluded from paediatric trials. ... Paediatric Regulation, which allows drugmakers to only test drugs in adults even if there may be some benefit to children.

  • EMA prepares for digital signature introduction EMA prepares for digital signature introduction

    In a phased introduction, the regulator will begin with documents related to scientific advice for human medicines, to orphan medicines and to paediatric-medicine procedures.

  • NICE backs Abilify for teenagers with bipolar disorder NICE backs Abilify for teenagers with bipolar disorder

    Otsuka's antisphycotic recommended for use in adolescents in England and Wales

  • Paediatric Research Network Paediatric Research Network

    The establishment of this initiative dedicated to paediatric medicine was the result of several years' work at European level. ... the PDCO and EMA who are required to meet the demands of the Paediatric Regulation.

  • In the days of old

    that sold healing powder, and then a brisk perambulation down to the local druggist to buy some medicine'. ... If your drug had all of the boxes ticked in terms of its objectives, then some ticked boxes would suffice; a paediatric medicine, a child in

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  • Why I think rare disease companies are more patient-centric

    In medical training we are taught very early on that paediatric medicine is not just miniature adult medicine – the difference between the two is not just due to size but also ... centric! Author:. Kamlesh Sheth, Director of  PharmacoMedics, is a

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