Medical research

What are clinical trials and how do they work?

To find out whether experimental COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, researchers design clinical trials involving thousands of volunteers, divided into groups that receive either the drug under investigation or a placebo.


Moderna vaccine results 'stunningly impressive,' Fauci tells

The United States' top infectious disease scientist on Monday hailed early trial results from Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine as "stunningly impressive," and said the findings were an emphatic validation of experimental mRNA technology ...


Vosoritide aids bone growth in children with dwarfism

(HealthDay)—Vosoritide increases bone growth velocity in children with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, according to a study recently published in The Lancet.

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