News tagged with serious adverse events

MS patients did not benefit from CCSVI intervention

The first controlled clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of interventional endovascular therapy on the symptoms and progression of multiple sclerosis has found that the intervention, sometimes called the "liberation ...

Mar 15, 2013
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ESC: Colchicine effective for acute pericarditis

(HealthDay)—Colchicine is more effective than placebo in reducing the risk of incessant or recurrent pericarditis in patients with acute pericarditis, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in the ...

Sep 04, 2013
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Albendazole cuts enteric parasite prevalence in refugees

(HealthDay) -- The administration of a single 600-mg dose of albendazole to United States-bound refugees prior to departure from Africa and Southeast Asia reduces the prevalence of intestinal nematodes, according ...

Apr 19, 2012
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Virtual reality may help adults recover from stroke

Early results suggest that using virtual reality (VR) human-computer interfaces might help adult stroke patients regain arm function and improve their ability to perform standard tasks, when compared to patients who don't ...

Sep 07, 2011
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