News tagged with clinical trials
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A Spectrum Health clinical trial has found that fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) has resulted in the improvement or absence of symptoms in most pediatric patients with active ulcerative colitis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds.
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recently, research using adoptive T-cell immunotherapy in blood cancers have shown success, most notably in the case of a seven-year-old girl whose leukemia went into remission using altered T-cells and a disabled HIV virus. ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the universities of Granada and Murcia have confirmed the effectiveness of a spray containing 1% malic acid, which greatly improves xerostomy, or dry mouth, caused by anti-depressant drugs. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The feeling of hunger itself may protect against Alzheimer's disease, according to study published today in the journal PLOS ONE. Interestingly, the results of this study in mice suggest that mild hunger ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
The FDA has approved a thyroid cancer drug successfully tested at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials, a partnership of Scottsdale Healthcare and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by Multiple Sclerosis researchers at three leading Canadian centres addresses why bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has positive results in patients with particularly aggressive forms of MS. The transplantation ...
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The TOBI Podhaler (tobramycin inhalation powder) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis patients infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a bacterium that can damage ...
Medications Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair has recurrence rates comparable with open repair, according to a study published in the March issue of JAMA Surgery.
Surgery Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage and young adult cancer deaths almost halved in last 30 years but success masks lack of access to clinical trials
The number of teenagers and young adults dying from cancer in Britain has fallen from around 580 per year in the mid-70s (1975-77) to around 300 today (2008-2010), according to a new Cancer Research UK report.
Cancer Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger patients who have strokes that are potentially due to a hole in the upper chambers of the heart has provided ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In an effort to quickly develop drugs that could prevent or slow Alzheimer's, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it plans to relax the approval process for experimental medications for ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Given the shift in the focus of drug development for Alzheimer's disease toward earlier disease stages, before the onset of dementia, regulatory guidelines need to evolve, according to a perspective ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
UPMC surgeons have performed a "breathing lung" transplant using a portable machine that provides a constant supply of blood and nutrients to the donor organs, which doctors say has the potential to keep them healthier and ...
Other Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The injected imaging drug Lymphoseek (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help surgeons locate the lymph nodes among people with breast cancer or melanoma.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0