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# Clinical trials

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Opinion: Being part of a trial for prostate cancer treatment has improved my life greatly
Peter MacNamara has been battling prostate cancer since 2011 and has found immunotherapy via a clinical trial to be hugely helpful.
O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'
Representatives from the pharmaceutical giant met with Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman today.
American firm Novavax starts late-stage trial of Covid-19 vaccine in US and Mexico
The vaccine can be stored between two and eight degrees Celsius, meaning it could be more easily distributed than competitors.
Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years
A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.
'If I didn't take part in a clinical trial, I would have died'
Patients in Ireland are being encouraged to ask their doctors about clinical trials.
Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success
Senior clinical embryologist at Beacon Court in Dublin welcomes the new research stating embryo freezing and waiting for a better conditioned womb linings may be the way forward.
Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials
Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson said the drug did not work better than placebo in two late-stage clinical trials.
What happens during a clinical trial?
Medicines available in Ireland are required to undergo clinical trials before being granted a license – but just what is involved in a clinical trial?
New research unit at Cork hospital to create 10 jobs
The facility will give local patients the opportunity to take part in clinical trials of new treatments.