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Common chronic diseases that most affect patients’ quality of life

Posted by Monique Ellis

08/11/17 16:00

Seven out of ten deaths each year are linked with a chronic disease, making it one of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Many of the most common chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension and diabetes are often linked with ageing populations and unhealthy lifestyles, with 59% of Americans having at least one disease and others having up to four. However, there are several chronic health conditions, such as autoimmune and neurological-related diseases that are becoming much more prevalent, many of which are degenerative and/or extremely debilitating. This article aims to discuss the list of chronic diseases that most affect patients’ daily lives.

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Topics: Clinical research

How can you progress from a clinical team manager to a clinical project manager within a CRO?

Posted by Theodora Savlovschi-Wicks

25/10/17 15:40

In today’s competitive CRO job market, the truth is that there are several talented clinical team managers (CTMs) looking to move into a limited number of clinical project management (CPM) roles. With a top-heavy market, it might be time to either consider alternative routes into a project management role, or seek a slightly different career path within clinical operations. Here are some of the many avenues a CTM can take when looking for their next career move.

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Topics: Career advice, Clinical research

What is immuno-oncology? Uncovering the future of cancer therapy

Posted by Monique Ellis

20/09/17 15:30

Hailed as one of the most exciting and unique cancer treatments of today, here’s everything you need to know about this medical marvel.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

The most successful cancer drugs in 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

26/07/17 15:30

As many as 1,688,780 people in the US alone expect to be diagnosed with cancer this year, leading to an unprecedented and skyrocketing demand for better oncology drugs and treatments. Cancer is one of the most feared diagnosis among patients, with over 200 types of the disease as it can affect almost every organ or tissue in the body.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research, Top 10 blog, Top 10 list

What are the leading causes of death in the world and can they be cured?

Posted by Monique Ellis

10/05/17 16:54

Following a survey carried out by the World Health Organisation (WHO), ProClinical has compiled a list of the top leading causes of death in the world. While some diseases are well known for causing high death rates worldwide, there are a few that may come as a surprise. It’s not all doom and gloom though, as the pharmaceutical industry is always striving to develop better treatments and cures for these deadly diseases. Find out more:

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research, Top 10 list

Is there a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

Posted by Monique Ellis

26/04/17 15:30

Five million patients in the USA. Leading cause of death in the UK. The only disease in the global top 10 causes of death that cannot currently be cured or prevented. It’s no wonder that the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease remains a top priority for the pharmaceutical industry. The important question: will there ever be a cure for Alzheimer’s?

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

What does the future look like for people living with Parkinson's disease?

Posted by Monique Ellis

22/03/17 15:40

Seven out of ten leading causes of disability are caused by central nervous system (CNS) disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Parkinson’s is estimated to affect as many as 1 in 500 people, resulting in over 1.5 million people living with the condition in the USA alone. Over the past few years, there has been a noticeable renewal of efforts by the pharmaceutical industry to get a better understanding of this complex disease.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

Multiple sclerosis: the disease and its future

Posted by Monique Ellis

22/12/16 15:09

Multiple sclerosis (MS), is one of the most mysterious illnesses we face today. Over the past few decades, pharmaceutical companies have made incredible advances in treatment for MS but are still unable to fully understand what causes it. Clinical research into finding better treatments and solving the mysteries of this disease are moving forward in leaps and bounds, so there is reason to believe that at some point, there may be a cure for MS.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

Is there a cure for HIV and AIDS?

Posted by Monique Ellis

23/11/16 14:51

The past decade has seen many notable advances in the quest to successfully treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), and recent progress suggests that a permanent cure for the disease may finally be in sight.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

10 facts you should know about diabetes

Posted by Monique Ellis

19/10/16 13:50

Diabetes is a disease that affects around 415 million people worldwide and is estimated to kill someone every 6 seconds. Studies suggest that by 2040, approximately 642 million people will have the disease, so it’s currently a major point of focus for many pharmaceutical companies worldwide. ProClinical would like to raise awareness of diabetes with a few facts about the disease, including some of the different drugs currently available and exciting new medications forecast for the future.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

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ProClinical is one of the leading recruitment agencies in the life sciences sector. Blogs are written by ProClinical recruitment consultants and experts within the recruitment and life sciences industries. This blog features advice on finding new jobs and career planning, as well as life sciences news and hiring tips for employers.

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