Do you want to be a Medical Journalist

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Medical Journalism

In 2003, Lee C. Bollinger, president of Columbia University through a statement described journalism as a medium bridging between the worlds of general knowledge and expertise. The necessary element of substantive knowledge is essential to write and weave a broader meaning for the present audience which can be a difficult task. To write on topics of medical science, complete understanding of the subject matter is important to translate jargon and ideas of scientists or doctors into simple English. Medical journalists read voraciously and write scientific or medical information prolifically. Medical reporters usually have deep interest and love for writing articles in the field of medical science. In-depth knowledge and understanding of medical science separates medical journalists from other journalists or reporters.

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Clinical Trials in Botswana

Clinical Trials In Botswana
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In 2008, SACRA (South African Clinical Research Association) estimated limited investment in internationally sponsored clinical trials conducted due to elongated time period for local regulatory approvals and insufficient suitable research sites. The Medicines Control Council (MCC) has recently made significant strides in reducing approval times and addressed deficiency associated with trial sites so as to focus and improve capacity of research and development.

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Internet of Things in Clinical Trials

Internet of things in Clinical Trials
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Internet of Things (IoT) is not main stream of clinical sector because the technology is still evolving and advancing to permeate into clinical trials. Clinical researchers are hesitant to adopt new technology to avoid any error as the accuracy of the data collected and analysed is critical in clinical trials. As more clinicians continue to realize the immense potential of IoT based devices in clinical research, its presence will exponentially grow.

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The Growing Need of Artificial Intelligence in Pharmacovigilance Market

Artificial intelligence in Pharmacovigilacne
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In contrast to intelligence displayed naturally by humans and animals, Artificial intelligence (AI) or Machine intelligence is demonstrated by machines. The genius created by AI tools these days affects every area of art, science and other professions including Pharmacovigilance systems. Pharmacovigilance is an iterative process like drug development where all stakeholders work collaboratively and proactively through a systematic safety monitoring approach.

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Online Courses in Medical Writing

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The Fields of Medical Marketing

Writing is a Passion and to create that passion into a job is what everyone wishes to achieve. The basis of medical writing is not only about flair and proficiency in language but to also have the medical knowledge so that whatever is written has a strong scientific basis. The comfort of a job primarily lies in the fact that the scope of work is unlimited from academics, pharmaceuticals, medical organizations or even the government sector.

  The medical writing covers two broad spectrums i.e regulatory writing and medico-marketing.

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Ethics In Clinical Research: A Spiral Staircase

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Industrial Twist to Ethics

Pharmaceutical companies invest large amounts of money in developing new drugs. When high stakes are potentially involved unethical practices can leech in such as increasing the clinical effectiveness of drugs and suppressing or overlooking, the safety concerns thus creating a bias. Conducting clinical trials needs to follow stringent ethical guidelines and standards as patients involved might receive treatment that might not be of their immediate benefit. It has also been observed that articles reporting positive trials are more commonly published than negative ones. Thus, selective reporting creates a favorable market for drug efficacy.

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Medical Writing Career

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Medical writing is a very broad discipline and medical writers are required by diverse establishments like the pharmaceutical companies, clinical research and development companies, academic content development companies or publishers, medico-marketing agencies, food product manufacturers, healthcare institutions, etc. Medical writers use their scientific knowledge in conveying comprehensive and organised information to the target audience. This inspiring and unique field can offer a rewarding career to passionate writers. The demand for medical writing is increasing steadily in communication, healthcare and pharmaceutical market.

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