30 Jan '11, 4am

Questions you should ask researchers before signing up for a clinical trial: BEFORE obtaining your consent to si...

After a drug is found efficacious, safe, and comparable to or more effective than existing treatments, the manufacturer of the drug can register the drug and market it to medical professionals. Some patients who consume the drug after it is made available in the market are sometimes recruited as participants in Phase IV trials - the post-marketing surveillance that is required to track any further adverse events that might have not been detected among the smaller number of subjects in the initial phases of the clinical trials.

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SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament have tabled 23 questions for oral answer on Monday's sitting of the House. Topping the li...