Medifocus Inc. Reports Improved Clinical Efficacy for its Phase II, Randomized Clinical Study for the Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer Tumors
VANCOUVER, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medifocus Inc. (TSXV:MFS) announced that positive clinical results when using the Company's proprietary focused heat treatment prior to surgery for the treatment of early stage breast cancer tumors, were presented during the Market Opening Ceremony of M...
Renal artery stenting falls short in large randomized trial
CHICAGO, Ill. (April 1, 2008) The largest-ever randomized
study to evaluate the effectiveness of catheter-based interventions in patients with narrowing of the renal artery has shown that angioplasty and stenting offer no benefit over medical therapy. Among patients who completed one year of foll...
Restricting kids' video time reduces obesity, randomized trial shows
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Entrenched sedentary behavior such as watching television and playing computer video games has been the bane for years of parents of overweight children and physicians trying to help those children lose pounds.
There has been little scientifically based research on the effect o...
Cost-effectiveness of cetuximab in metastatic colorectal cancer
... Institute .
Earlier, patients whose tumors harbored wild-type KRAS were found to have a higher survival advantage when treated with cetuximab in a randomized
trial by the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group.
In this study, Nicole Mittmann, of the HOPE Research Centre Sunnybrook He...
Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy
...h their care givers electronically, according to a randomized
study by Kaiser Permanente published in The Americ...Managed Care this month.
This is the first randomized
study to evaluate a follow-up system for patients ... and effective medication management. The two-year randomized
trial of 421 patients found that patients discharg...
Guided care reduces cost of health care for older persons with chronic conditions
...opkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The research, published in the American Journal of Managed Care , found that in the first eight months of a randomized
controlled trial, patients in a primary care enhancement program called "Guided Care" spent less time in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities and ...
Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women
...ipants are carefully matched, he said. "Treatment was decided upon not by randomization but just by defining the condition," Fonarow said. "You need a randomized
clinical trial to get definitive results."
But the difference in outcome between men and women appears real, although the reasons for it remain unk...
Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures
...he journal Stroke .
"We know from other studies that bone loss starts rapidly after stroke," de Vries said. "Furthermore, there is evidence from a randomized
controlled trial in an Asian population that administration of bisphosphonates, bone-protecting agents, immediately after a stroke reduces bone loss a...
Brain Fitness Reduces Risk of Onset of Depressive Symptoms
...us universities to design and test its interactive computer-based programs. More than 30 articles in leading science and medical journals show that in randomized
controlled trials the company's patented technologies significantly increase processing speed, improve memory and attention and enhance quality of lif...
Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress
...ers recruited 48 adult office workers with body mass index scores lower than 30 who exercised less than 30 minutes on most days of the week. Half were randomized
to the intervention and half were wait-listed to receive the intervention later. Forty-two people completed the study.
Those who received the inter...
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West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial
Collaboration will test remote wireless monitoring to prevent hospital readmissions for heart failure
SAN DIEGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI), one of the world's first medical research organizations dedicated to advancing health and well-being t...
Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents
Other Presentations Highlight Pre-clinical Work of Company's Future Pro-healing Technologies
BARCELONA, Spain, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich announced today that two year follow up data from a single center, randomized
clinical study in patients at high risk of restenosis were presented a...
Isis Announces That OGX-011 Has Shown Overall Survival Advantage in Prostate Cancer Compared to Standard Therapy in a Randomized Phase 2 Study
CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
provided positive survival results from a randomized
Phase 2 clinical trial of
OGX-011 in combination with docetaxel and prednisone ("the OGX-011 arm...
Evalve Announces Enrollment Completion of the EVEREST Randomized Study
EVEREST Becomes First Trial of its Kind to Achieve Enrollment Milestone
MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Evalve, Inc., the leader
in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac
valves, announced today the completion of randomized
enrollment in the
Concentric Medical to Sponsor Randomized Trial
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical,
Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke
patients, today announced its plan to sponsor a prospective randomized
clinical trial comparing intervention using the Merci Retrieval System(TM)
Logical Therapeutics Inc. Commences Double-Blind, Randomized Study of Their Lead Program, LT-NS001
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Logical Therapeutics, Inc.,
announced today the commencement of its double-blind, randomized,
active-controlled, multinational study of LT-NS001, a novel prodrug, which
is converted in the bloodstream to naproxen, a non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory drug (...
Human Genome Sciences Reports Initial Results of Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Bortezomib in Advanced Multiple Myeloma
- First of three ongoing randomized
chemotherapy combination trials to evaluate HGS-ETR1 in the treatment of specific cancers -
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome
Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today reported initial topline results from
an ongoing randomiz...
Human Genome Sciences Completes Enrollment in Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome
Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced that it has completed the
enrollment and initial dosing of patients in a randomized
Phase 2 trial of
HGS-ETR1 (mapatumumab) in combination with the chemotherapy agents
paclitaxel and ...
Telik Announces Initiation of Two Phase 2 Randomized TELINTRA Studies
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc.
(Nasdaq: TELK ), today announced it has initiated two Phase 2 TELINTRA(R)
studies -- one with TELINTRA tablets in myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS,
and a second with TELINTRA tablets in cancer patients at risk for
Data from Randomized Pilot Study, Real-World Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) to be Presented in Symposium at EuroPCR 2008
Other Data Presentations to Focus on Use of Pro-Healing Stent with AMI Patients and Those Who Cannot Tolerate Dual-Antiplatelet Therapy
HONG KONG, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve-month follow-up data from both
pilot study and the real-world registry use of OrbusNeich's
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The VNUS Closure System
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FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System
Features:... Fewer Complications:
Reduces major adverse events associated with SVG interventions.
The BLAZE Registry shows comparable results to the randomized
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Conforming filter frame is designed to ensure reliable wall appo...
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Ultrasound-enhanced systemic thrombolysis
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CLOTBUST: Design of a randomized
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Toxic nodular goiter
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Vitamins C and E and beta carotene again fail to reduce cancer risk in randomized controlled trial
Women who took beta carotene or vitamin C or E or a combination of the supplements had a similar risk of cancer as women who did not take the supplements, according to data from a randomized
controlled trial in the December 30 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits
...ve effect of regular exercise and a healthy diet on physical quality of life outcomes among older, long-term cancer survivors," said Dr. Mosher. "Only randomized
clinical trials, however, can reveal whether lifestyle modification improves older, long-term cancer survivors' physical outcomes," she added.
Avoiding hysterectomy: Major interventional radiology E-collection info available
...n After Uterine Artery Embolization: A Prospective randomized
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Probiotics help gastric-bypass patients lose weight more quickly, Stanford study shows
...es at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.
The researchers followed 44 patients on whom Morton had performed the procedure from 2006 to 2007. Patients were randomized
into either a probiotic or a control group. Both groups received the same bariatric medical care and nutritional counseling, as well as the support of...
Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes
... treat the disease. Many did take other medications, such as those used to manage blood sugar levels, cholesterol or blood pressure.
The women were randomized
into two groups to determine which supplement they took first. Each initial 16-week supplementation was followed by a four-week washout period to remo...
Laboring without the labor bed: It's a good thing
...he behaviour of everyone in it the laboring women as well as those who provide care for her.
Hodnett hopes to further this study with a larger, randomized
Debate on admin. of magnesium sulfate to pregnant women to prevent cerebral palsy in pre-term infants
...University, Detroit, conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of six randomized
controlled trials involving 4796 women and 5357 infants. Writing in the art... on the use of MgSO4 to prevent cerebral palsy. He notes that "three large, randomized
placebo-controlled trials of antenatal magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) for fetal ...
Green tea may affect prostate cancer progression
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Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes
...ellent blood sugar control.
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trial of 322 adults and children with type 1 diabe... study group also conducted a separate, concurrent randomized
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Biolex presents Locteron US Phase 2a hepatitis C data at EASL
...PLUS trial was designed to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Locteron, and to directly compare Locteron with pegylated interferon. Patients were randomized
to receive either Locteron (administered once every two weeks) or PEG-Intron (administered once per week). The Locteron doses evaluated in the PLUS tr...
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NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS
- Results from a randomized
Phase IIb trial reported at 2009 ASCO Annual
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI , TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio ...
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-011 Treatment Provides Survival Benefit in Randomized Phase 2 Trial in Advanced Metastatic Prostate Cancer
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BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI ) today announced the final results of a Randomized
Phase 2 Trial presented during an oral presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncol...
YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RANDOMIZED NIMOTUZUMAB STUDY TO BE PRESENTED IN A POSTER AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING
MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI , TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that a poster presentation will report results from a randomiz...
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Release of Two ASCO Abstracts: Impact of OGX-011 on Survival in Randomized Phase 2 Trial and Phase 1 Safety Data for OGX-427
BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI ) today announced the release of two abstracts to be presented during oral presentations at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Abstracts are now availab...
Nereus Pharmaceuticals Initiates ADVANCE, a Randomized Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NPI-2358 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
SAN DIEGO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pioneer in drug discovery from marine microbial sources, today announced that it is conducting a randomized
Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the vascular disrupting agent (VDA) NPI-2358 in combination with standard chemotherapy (...
Aegera Therapeutics Initiates A Randomized Phase 2 Combination Study of AEG35156 for 1st Line Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
MONTREAL, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ - Aegera Therapeutics Inc. announced today the dosing of the first patient in a randomized
Phase 2 study of AEG35156, their targeted antisense therapeutic in mid-stage development for multiple oncology indications.
The study, entitled "A Phase 2, Multicenter, Open-L...
YM BIOSCIENCES RECEIVES CLEARANCE TO INITIATE RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND CLINICAL TRIALS OF NIMOTUZUMAB IN LUNG CANCER AND BRAIN METASTASES FROM LUNG CANCER
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that it has received clearance from Canadian regulatory a...
OGX-011 Shows Overall Survival Advantage in Prostate Cancer Compared to Standard Therapy in a Randomized Phase 2 Study
First-line trial currently shows median overall survival of 27.5 months
for OGX-011 in combination with docetaxel and prednisone and a 16.9
months overall survival for docetaxel and prednisone alone.
Achievement of survival benefit milestone results in release of
Sloning and the Kornberg group at Stanford University starting evaluation project regarding the synthesis of a Statistically Randomized Gene Library
Munich, Germany, April 24, 2008 / b3c newswire / - Sloning BioTechnology and Roger Kornberg’s group at Stanford University are working on a project to synthesize a gene mutant library where selected codons are introduced in a statistically expected and controlled ratio at preselected posi...
Human Genome Sciences Initiates Second Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Chemotherapy
ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome
Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) announced today that it has initiated dosing
of patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of HGS-ETR1 (mapatumumab) in
combination with the chemotherapy agents paclitaxel and carboplatin as
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