The Society for Endocrinology supports groups that represent patients with endocrine conditions by facilitating dialogue with the medical community.

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What are clinical trials?

A clinical trial is the name given to the process whereby the safety of medical treatments for use on humans is assessed.

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Patient support groups

 Patient groups may be able to provide advice and support. 

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Generic and branded drugs - what's in a name?

When we are looking for an over-the-counter or a prescribed medicine, we can choose whether to use a generic or a branded drug. But what exactly is the difference between them?

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