double-blind study

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Noun1.double-blind study - an experimental procedure in which neither the subjects of the experiment nor the persons administering the experiment know the critical aspects of the experiment; "a double-blind procedure is used to guard against both experimenter bias and placebo effects"
experimental procedure - the specific techniques used in conducting a particular experiment
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Ampio Pharmaceuticals announced the progress to date in the company's special protocol assessment or SPA phase three clinical trial titled "A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of an Intra-Articular Injection of Ampion in Adults with Pain Due to Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee." This pivotal trial seeks to enroll approximately 1,000 patients and assess co-primary endpoints of pain and function.
- US-based specialty pharmaceutical company Banner Life Sciences LLC (Banner) has enrolled the first subject in a randomised, double-blind study to compare gastrointestinal tolerability of orally-administered Bafiertam or Tecfidera at therapeutic doses, over five weeks, the company said.
Net proceeds from this offering may be used by the company for the full cost of its AP-013 clinical trial, titled 'A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of an Intra-Articular Injection of Ampion in Adults with pain Due to Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee', as well as for general corporate purposes.
In the article titled "Topical Colchicine Gel versus Diclofenac Sodium Gel for the Treatment of Actinic Keratoses: A Ran- domized, Double-Blind Study" [1], Dr.
In contrast, in a double-blind study conducted among individuals with mostly normal or low-normal 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels at baseline (mean, 28.4 ng/ml), supplementation with 4000 IU per day of vitamin D for 3 weeks did not improve eczema (Hata TR et al.
A multi-center double-blind study by independent researchers comparing the effectiveness of Daily Essential Nutrients and omega-3 supplements among prison inmates is scheduled to begin in 2016.
METHODS: Forty-six patients with probable AD were screened for a 16-week, double-blind study of parallel groups of patients with mild to moderate AD.
Not one company had ever done or requested that a double-blind study be done to prove its claims.
Only cats with known active FCV were included in the study ("Comparative efficacy of a recombinant feline interferon omega in refractory cases of calicivirus-positive cats with caudal stomatitis; a randomized, multi-centre, controlled, double-blind study in 39 cats," Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011).
In this prospective, double-blind study, 159 women from two academic medical centers scheduled to undergo outpatient vaginal surgery for stress incontinence were randomized to receive either nitrofurantoin (100 mg twice daily) or placebo for 3 days after surgery.
In a placebo-controlled, double-blind study of 15 children with scorpion sting symptoms, researchers observed that participants who took Anascorp were symptom-free within 4 hours.