Tag: "trial" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...he effectsof such a combination of drugs, the Duke trial
goes several steps farther,in trying two different...tment and research. Duke hasan adult AIDS clinical trial
group, a pediatric clinical trial
group, anda National Cooperative Vaccine Development Groups (NCVDG...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
... maximum of 24 patients for the study. The 48-week trial
is open to men and women between the ages of 40 and 90. They also must have a relative or friend who can take them to regular appointments and respond to researchers' inquiries. Another major drug study involves SB202026, which is being tested at 35...
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
...an transplantation. This is the first multi-center trial
to demonstrate such encouraging results for persis... study, which involved 73 patients who entered the trial
between September, 1993, and May, 1994, is reported in the September 15, 1996, issue of Transplantat...
Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A five-center trial
of partial liquid ventilation to treat life-threat...the Children's Hospital of Buffalo. Results of the trial
are reported in the lead article in this week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Respir...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...nd Harvard Medical School. "When you design a big trial
like this, somebody has to be the centraldata bank," said Drazen. "Hershey was our bank and without themwe would have been buried under an avalanche of data." "Each patient's data must be kept separate," said Drazen. "Allof the people involved in th...
Rape Victims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using The Antidepressant Zoloft.
... with PTSD from any cause for acontrolled clinical trial
of Zoloft treatment. Interested persons may call404-727-8968. For more general information on The Robert W. Woodruff Health SciencesCenter, call Health Sciences News and Information at 404-727-5686, or sende-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org....
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
... who were enrolled in GUSTO, a large international trial
that tested two different clot-busting drugs. The ...diology," Eisenstein said. Physicians in the GUSTO trial
were not given guidelines on how to treat their patients during the study, he said. He added that pa...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...ectious Diseases has stopped an AIDS drug clinical trial
early because researchers have found a three-drug "cocktail" including the protease inhibitor indinavir significantly reduced AIDS symptoms and prolonged patient survival compared to a combination of two drugs. Known as AIDS Clinical Trials Group (A...
Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
... Results of the 12-center, Phase III clinical trial
were prepared forpresentation Tuesday (March 18) b...roscleroticplaques. Patients involved in the trial
had not responded to the two standardtherapies for blocked or diseased coronary arteries: coronary a...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
Enrollment has been stopped in a clinical trial
of mother to child HIV transmission, Pediatric ACT...Protocol 185 was a randomized, controlled clinical trial
designed to test whether HIVIG (an immune globulin containing high levels of antibodies to HIV) red...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
... The group hopes to begin a Phase II clinical trial
for efficacy as early as next fall....
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...rd is now in the process of negotiating a clinical trial
in Adelaidefor the extracted whey powder. As part of the trial, the scientists planto test whether the whey extract will speed the healing of patients withproblem wounds such as diabetic ulcers, pressure sores and leg ulcers....
Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy
...rsity Medical Center researchers hope tobegin that trial
in 1998. Pompe disease is an incapacitating condition caused by an inherited deficiencyof the enzyme acid alpha glucosidase. Acid alpha glucosidase normally degradescellular stores of glycogen into glucose, a primary energy source. Patientssuffering...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...ans. With no means to test the medicationsbesides trial
and error,finding the right treatment is often a frustrating experience for physicians andtheir patients. Now, research at Johns Hopkins may help provide some answers to the puzzle. By harvesting white blood cells from patients, placing the...
UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years
... one of several adults Kamen enrolled in a Phase I trial
ofthe drug aminopterin last year. Phase ...ve drug." The FDA-funded Phase II clinical trial
of the drug is already under way.The first patient enrolled in the trial, which focuses on leukemia ...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
...nts tolerate themedication. In the longest running trial
of its kind, doctors from the University of Michigan Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that 86 percent of their HIV study patients were able to tolerate trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (also called Bactrim) after a previ...
Targeted Protein Toxin Effective Against Persistent Brain Tumors
...evere sideeffects. A report of the first clinical trial
of this drug, calledtransferrin-CRM107, will appea...me Research Institute report on the first clinical trial
ofanother new therapy, which uses virus-producing cells to deliver a herpes virusgene that increases...
Benefits Of Annual Mammography Outweigh Radiation Risks Of Cancer
...s. Dr. Feig calculated that if all women in the trial
actually had been screened annually instead, there might have been as much as a 75 percent reduction in breast cancer deaths. "Considering the reasonable cost and the fact that the benefits outweigh the risks, there is no reason I c...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...ort titled"Thrombosis prevention trial; randomized trial
of low-intensity oralanticoagulation with warfarin and low-dose aspirin in the primaryprevention of ischaemic heart disease in men and increased risk" A combination anticoagulant treatment -- low-dose aspirin and low-dosewarfarin -- reduced t...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...i-monthlybooster. Physicians may require a larger trial
to be convinced says Marcus, whohas already initiated the twice-month aspirin treatment for his patients. For individuals who have not experienced coronary artery disease orstroke, aspirin therapy is not recommended unless there is a ...
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