Tag: "trial" at medical news
Spot on treatment for acne
... the SCI. A UK company is about to start a Phase 1 trial
with the drug involving 18 healthy human volunteers and the results are expected to be announced later this year. In an earlier Phase 1 study in nine healthy human volunteers, the treatment was seen to reduce the excretion of sebum by the skin, which...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
... there needs to be a larger dedicated intervention trial
with Taiji to definitively determine whether this ...act that it was not a purely randomized controlled trial
Yang is confident that further study will yield more substantive proof of a link between Taiji and ...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...ese results, a phase 2b triala randomized clinical trial
in approximately 290 patientsof BHT-3009 is already under way. If successful in MS, antigen-specific DNA vaccines can be developed for prevention or treatment of related diseases, such as type 1 diabetes mellitus, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheuma...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...he next step in this research will be to conduct a trial
to test the predictive power of XBP1 in the clinic....
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...erest to surgeons. The results from this phase III trial
show that we can stop bleeding in 95 percent of patients within 10 minutes and do so without introducing foreign proteins that can carry greater risk of development of antibodies, said William C. Chapman, MD, FACS, Department of Surgery, Washington U...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...mbining data from 42 studies that had a variety of trial
designs and protocols. Therefore, they believe, the controversy over rosiglitazone's risk will only be resolved when clinical trials focusing on all these issues are completed. ...
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
... stage. A large-scale multicentre breast-screening trial
with MRI in the general population is essential....
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
...ardii was unexpected, they say, because a previous trial
showed it to be beneficial in young children admitted to hospital for diarrhoea. They conclude: the efficacy of probiotic preparations for the treatment of acute diarrhoea in children is related to the individual strains of bacteria, and physicians...
Better mobility keeps seniors healthier
...rsPilot study (LIFEP) was a randomized, controlled trial
that compared a physical activity intervention to a non-exercise educational intervention with 424 older adults at risk for disability. Baseline information included demographics, medical history, the Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB-SA), a timed 400...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...bral palsy. The controlled, randomized clinical trial
of nitric oxide was headed by Roberta Ballard, MD,...fessor emeritus of neonatology who coordinated the trial
while serving as chief of the division of neonatology at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. The tri...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
An international trial
looking at the benefits of giving blood-pressurelo...ty inthose receiving treatment. An international trial
looking at the benefits of giving blood-pressurelowering medication to elderly patients has stopped ...
Electric fields have potential as a cancer treatment
...ls, the researchers started a small human clinical trial
to test its cancer-fighting ability. The technique was applied to ten human patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a form of brain cancer with a very low survival rate. All the patients had their earlier tumors treated by other method...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...ion, although the researchers hope to use the next trial
phase to test individuals with serious pancreatic diseases that are not cancer to see if the changes are truly unique to cancer. Eventually, the researchers hope to expand their study to breast cancer, lung cancer and other variations of the disease....
Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation
...D) with safety data from a cardiovascular outcomes trial
in its label. Although drugs may be in the same class, they also can have different clinical effects due to differences in molecular structure, said Dr. Khan. ACTOS is an effective and appropriate treatment option for people with type 2 diabetes. ...
Science steps in to discover wonders of Toe-tankhamun
...esting to manufacture it with modern materials and trial
it for use on people with missing toes. ...
New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments
...s against bladder cancer. Another planned clinical trial
would examine patients with a variety of cancers receiving COXEN personalized, second-line drug combinations to beat their cancers, using FDA-approved agents. Many new and exciting discoveries remain to be made, even more quickly and at lower costs....
Helicopter flight trials for EGNOS
...eather helicopter (Hlicoptre Tous Temps HTT). The trial
programme was coordinated by skyguide, the Swiss a...who also participated in the flight tests. The trial
approaches were designed by skyguide for 6 and 9 approach angles. Initial feedback from the test pil...
Nonsmall cell lung cancer -- chemotherapy before surgery appears better than surgery alone
...ata from seven of these trials were available from trial
reports and were combined in a meta-analysis. The seven trials involved a total of 988 patients. This is currently the best estimate of the effectiveness of this therapy, but is based on a relatively small number of trials and patients, says lead r...
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental new drug application for Lubiprostone to treat IBS-C
...ong-term, open-label safety and efficacy extension trial
involving 522 adults diagnosed with IBS-C. In the...eiving placebo (P=0.001). The long-term extension trial
demonstrated that the efficacy of lubiprostone, established during the double-blinded period, contin...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...d. The method has been tried out in a clinical trial
with a cohort of 100 patients and shows that USPD corresponds well with both qualitative and quantitative mammographic breast density measures. One of the scientists, Carri Glide ( email@example.com ), says that they hope to gain FDA approval and ...
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