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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
... Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, professor of medicine and clinical
pharmacology at the University of Chicago, and Paul Rutgeerts, MD, AGAF, professor of medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium. “The management of inflammatory bowel disease has been significantly affected by the development of biologic t...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...ase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, conducting clinical
trials of NSAIDs in populations at risk for Alzhei... 2006 the company reported results from a phase II clinical
trial enrolling 207 patients with mild Alzheimer’s. The study found that r-flurbiprofen produced fun...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...sion of hematology/oncology and associate dean for clinical
research at the IU School of Medicine. Although the number of relapsed testicular cancer patients is small, the IU Simon Cancer Center treats a majority of them. As a leader in this treatment, the researchers were able to collect the necessary data ...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
... to skip Phase II and move directly to a Phase III clinical
trial of the therapy, which will test the treatment in a larger group of patients. The researchers have tested the treatment successfully on 15 types of cancer cells, including human breast, lung and skin cancer cells so far and are hoping that th...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...xtensive trials, which could form the basis of new clinical
guidelines. Scientists said the rosehip remedy, ...have found, then I think we could be talking about clinical
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...of it. After a thorough examination of published clinical
trial data, DTB concludes that there is good evide...Therefore, we cannot recommend such use outside of clinical
Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease
... hospital in Shenyang completed a study to assess clinical
efficacy, safety, and feasibility of transplantati... Cardiology which publishes original peer-reviewed clinical
and experimental reports on all aspects of cardiovascular disease in the elderly. A second study w...
Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study
...al of the American Medical Association (JAMA). A clinical
trial carried out between January 2005 and December 2006 showed that 6.3 grams (30 calories) of dark chocolate a day was associated with a small but significant lowering of blood pressure, the study said. The trial was carried out on 44 adults from...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...nt because it means there is likely to be a better clinical
outcome," said the lead author, Bret Wacker, MS Di...gh few patients dropped out of the large Phase III clinical
trials testing Tarceva in advanced non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer due to the rash,...
Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression
...order and depression," Neckelmann said. "From a clinical
point of view, these results imply that individuals reporting chronic insomnia, in addition to receiving adequate treatment for their sleep disturbance, should be carefully examined for the presence of anxiety disorder as well as depression," Neckelm...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
... of their fat tissue. And perhaps the most rapid clinical
application of these results will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, associate professor of plastic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. The ability to add fat as a graft would b...
Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment
...search team comprises of both basic scientists and clinical
investigators, which is why the questions about the implementation of the experimental therapies can be examined along with the development of the science involved. "By bringing these leaders together, we will be able to greatly augment the pace o...
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...nt. The specific results or endpoints of these clinical
trials, however, were not the long term survival o...gulatory committees ought to rethink the design of clinical
vaccine trials and our current approach to measuring the effectiveness of a cancer vaccine. Accord...
India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent
...y's Laboratory, Hyderabad is in the third phase of clinical
trials of a new class of anti-diabetic drugs, an i...sal insulin spray Nasulin in its second phase of clinical
trials for type-2 diabetes. The editorial says that diabetes, heart disease and cancer affect poor...
Stem Cell Treatment may Prolong Lives of Children With Brittle Bone Disease
... However, other experts are of the opinion that clinical
trials must be conducted before the treatment is offered to the public....
Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified
... time found evidence of direct mutation of AKT1 in clinical
samples of human cancer tumours. "This discover...information gained to stratify patients going into clinical
trials for AKT inhibitors," he added. The researchers say that their findings may help in the adva...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...tment of patients in the currently ongoing Phase I clinical
study of EPC2407, a novel small molecule vascular ...cology is very excited to work with EpiCept on the clinical
development of EPC2407, a product with a new mechanistic approach, which could offer significant adv...
Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat
...Americans," she said. And perhaps the most rapid clinical
application of these results will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, Associate Professor of plastic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. The ability to add fat as a graft would be ...
New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched
...igned to significantly impact patient outcomes and clinical
results." EGL Scan (Electronically Generated Lead Scan) technology displays the relative position of implanted leads, within seconds and without using fluoroscopy or x-ray. The information from EGL Scan can be used to increase programming accuracy,...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...cial HIV/AIDS issue. The multinational phase III clinical
trial, which involved 18 nations and more than 30 ... is one of the most significant worldwide HIV/AIDS clinical
trials in recent years. It showed that when the two drugs are used in combination, there is a good c...
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