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View Resource Acurian

Very timely and in ever-increasing demand, services like Acurian hold a glimmer of hope to those suffering beyond the reach of currently-approved medical drug treatments and therapies. Offering state-by-state listings of clinical trials of cutting-edge drugs under investigation both by pharmaceutical manufacturers and/or academic research facilities, Acurian can serve as a vital link to users who...
View Resource Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: Drug Shortages

The FDA has just announced a new Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Website: Drug Shortages (the CDER was last mentioned in the July 14, 2000 Scout Report). Both sites should be useful to health care professionals. The first features a list of drugs that are in short supply as well as reasons why they are scarce and advice on how to obtain them.
View Resource U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration maintains a number of important and useful research centers, and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is one that many Scout Report readers will want to know more about. As its name implies, the Center evaluates and researches new and experimental drugs before they are approved for use by the general population. Most people will want to start...