Elderly & clinical trials (link)

Mosey on over to Rx for Caregivers for a posting about the problems of meds & medical devices approved through clinical trails routinely limited to subjects in relatively good health AND 20-69 years old.  A deep dive into the 04/13/18 NY Times New Old Age column, The Clinical Trial is Open. The Elderly Need Not Apply, by the great Paula Span.

 

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