Clinical Trials News

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11/13/2017
11/3/2017
11/1/2017
10/17/2017
Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar

Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar

10/4/2017
Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission

But blood cancer experts call for more research

9/27/2017
Adding Drug to Standard Care May Prolong Lymphoma Survival

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma

9/25/2017
Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

9/11/2017
Does Study Claim a Cure? Beware of Scientific 'Spin'

'Breakthroughs' are rare, so view bold claims with skepticism, researcher warns

8/9/2017
Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial

Next step is to see if it works and for how long

8/8/2017
Antibiotic Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant

Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early

8/1/2017
Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk

Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

7/26/2017
Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

7/24/2017
Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care

If findings replicated, a shot every month or two could replace daily pills, scientists say

7/20/2017
More Patients OK'd for Cancer Trials Under Obamacare: Study

Affordable Care Act changed rules for private insurers

7/18/2017
Dozens of Potential Alzheimer's Meds in the Pipeline

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003

7/13/2017
Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

6/13/2017
For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar

New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

6/8/2017
Heroin Vaccine Blocks Drug High in Tests on Monkeys

Researchers hope it will prove as effective in human tests and become an aid for recovering addicts

6/6/2017
Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years

Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

6/5/2017
Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers

Medications show promise for non-small cell type

6/5/2017
Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'

Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

6/5/2017
Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives

But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

6/5/2017
Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies

Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

6/1/2017
New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment

3-drug mixture was nearly 100 percent effective in drug company trials

5/19/2017
Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

5/3/2017
Arthritis Drug Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis

But treatment isn't yet approved by FDA to treat inflammatory bowel condition

4/14/2017
Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

4/13/2017
Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?

FDA outlines what to ask before enrollment

4/6/2017
'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?

Proposal would allow the gravely ill access to experimental therapies that may or may not work

3/28/2017
High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

3/17/2017
New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

2/20/2017
Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis

Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

1/25/2017
Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'

Zinplava cuts risk of recurrent C. difficile infections by 40 percent

1/4/2017
New Parkinson's Drug May Combat Movement Difficulties

Opicapone, added to standard treatment, appears safe and well-tolerated, researchers say

12/29/2016
Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Disfiguring Tumor Condition

17 of 24 children with neurofibromatosis type 1 saw improvement, but more study needed

12/27/2016
Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

12/22/2016
New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease

Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

12/13/2016
Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer

Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

12/8/2016
New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer

New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

11/30/2016
Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial

93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

11/16/2016
New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer

Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

11/15/2016
Coming Soon: Lower Cholesterol From a Twice-a-Year Shot?

Injectable drugs could provide major advance in heart-disease prevention, researchers say

11/1/2016
Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Blistering Skin Disease

Grafts of patients' genetically modified skin improved healing of wounds in early study

10/14/2016
Powerful MS Drug Used Early May Reverse Some Disability

But significant side effects remain an issue for Lemtrada, researcher says

10/6/2016
Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma

43 percent of study patients with the blood cancer had a complete response, researchers report

10/4/2016
Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women

But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

9/29/2016
2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study

Two medications are better than one, researchers say

9/26/2016
Many Patients Enter Cancer Trials With Unrealistic Expectations

Study finding is a red flag, researcher says

9/23/2016
New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

9/23/2016
The 'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus

Small, preliminary study suggests oxytocin might ease 'ringing in the ears'