Articles tagged as 'Research,Research'

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Pharmacovigilance, where science meets practice
The theme of this year’s ISoP mid-year symposium encouraged members to reflect on how PV scientists may work better with clinicians to ensure medicine safety for their patients.


The colour of signals
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years to treat what ails us. Yet why do we still know so little about their potential side effects compared to modern medicines?


Making medicines safer for pregnant and breastfeeding women
Pregnancy and breastfeeding can be a chaotic period, exacerbated by lack of safety information for drugs taken during this time. The IMI ConcePTION project aims to change that.


Modernising pharmacovigilance education
Junior doctors are woefully unprepared in managing and reporting ADRs. However, a research team in the Netherlands plan to change that by rethinking pharmacovigilance education.


Reforming pharmacovigilance education – New podcast out now
Lack of knowledge on reporting and adverse drug reactions in general greatly impact pharmacovigilance, yet how may education be improved to tackle this?


UMC science gets personal
The Research corner film series puts UMC pharmacovigilance scientists in the spotlight as they discuss their research and its implications for pharmacovigilance science.


Digging deeper into Montelukast and nightmares
There is much to be gained from using VigiBase to further explore known adverse reactions to drugs, as some may be having more of an impact on patients than first thought.


Pharmacovigilance in the time of a COVID-19 pandemic
The rapid creation and deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine was met head on with equally rapid improvements to medicine safety surveillance systems to effectively monitor them.


Could social media vigilance aid pharmacovigilance?
The theme of this year’s WHO PIDM programme members meeting investigated the true value of social media in signal detection and creating effective communication strategies.


Weeding out duplicates to better detect side-effects
Duplicate reports are a big problem when it comes to signal detection, but with the help of machine learning and new ways of comparing reports, we may more effectively detect them.


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