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Baseline data

This is data that is collected on patients at the beginning of the clinical trial.


Blinding

Blinding means setting up a trial in a way which prevents anyone from knowing which participants are in the control group and which are in the treatment group.


Boilerplate paragraph

It is the small section at the end of the press release that provides some background information about the organisation or group, including what the group does, its mission and past accomplishments. It comes under the “Notes to Editor” section along with relevant links to the website and social media channels.


Budget impact

The change in levels of spending because of a decision.


Budget impact

The change in levels of spending because of a decision