Clinical Trials

Medical News Today: Depression: Esketamine Trial Leaves 'more Questions Than Answers'

A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?
Related topics: Depression, Food And Drug Administration

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Aspirin Green Light For Brain Bleed Stroke Patients, Study Suggests

People who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain -- known as brain haemorrhage -- can take common medicines without raising their risk of another stroke, a major clinical trial has found. Researchers say the findings are reassuring for the...
Related topics: Aspirin, Stroke, Medical Research

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Young Athletes Who Require Acl Reconstruction May Benefit From Additional Procedure

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, an injury of the knee, can be devastating to a young athlete. While the ACL can be reconstructed through surgery, there is a high risk of re-injury in patients under the age of 25. In the largest clinical...

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Children With Cancer Wait An Average Of 6.5 Years Longer Than Adults To Access New Drugs

An analysis of 117 cancer drugs approved by the US FDA over a 20-year period finds the drugs took a median of 6.5 years to go from the first clinical trial in adults to the first trial in children.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Alphabet's Verily Teams With Pharma Companies To Improve Clinical Trials - Cnet

Through the partnerships, the life sciences company hopes to implement a more tech-driven approach to research.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Cbd Clinical Trial Results On Seizure Frequency In Dogs 'encouraging'

Promising and exciting. Those are the words used by Dr. Stephanie McGrath to describe findings from a pilot study to assess the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, for dogs with epilepsy.
Related topics: Medical Research, Epilepsy

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Sedation And Controlled Paralysis Do Not Improve Survival Of Icu Patients With Ards

Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals. The trial -- which was stopped...
Related topics: Paralysis

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Clinical Trial Improves Treatment Of Genetic Rickets

A new study shows a drug to alleviate symptoms of a rare musculoskeletal condition is significantly more effective than conventional therapies.
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Reduction In Drinking Associated With Improvements In Health And Quality Of Life

In clinical trials for alcohol use disorder (AUD), abstinence and no heavy drinking days are currently the only end points approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, many individuals who do not achieve these end points may still...
Related topics: Alcohol, Food And Drug Administration

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Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Awarded Nearly $9 Million To Expand Access To Clinical Trials

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center has been selected, once again, as a Lead Academic Participating Site by the National Cancer Institute. The renewal comes with a six-year, $8.9 million grant that will enable the center to provide patients with...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Processed Foods Lead To Weight Gain, But It's About More Than Calories

Volunteers in a clinical trials unit ate only processed foods and put on 2 pounds within 2 weeks. Those that ate unprocessed foods lost the equivalent.
Related topics: Calories

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Thursday’s Top 4 Asco Movers

This is known as the world’s largest clinical cancer conference, and it always delivers new results on clinical trials and updated treatments in the field. Not to mention, this conference has the...
Related topics: American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Novel Alzheimer's Drug Passes First Phase Of Human Testing

A drug that tackles toxic protein buildup in Alzheimer's disease in a novel way has passed phase 1 of clinical trials, which tests safety in humans.
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Proteins

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Patients' Own Cells Do The Work In Roswell Park Immunotherapy Study Incorporating Adult Stem Cells

A clinical trial underway at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center will assess a brand-new immunotherapy approach -- reprogramming a patient's blood stem cells to generate a lasting supply of two types of immune cells -- in patients with...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Study Suggests Avocados Suppress Hunger, But Can We Trust The Research?

Clinical trial participants were less hungry and more satisfied after breakfast with avocado than a low-fat meal. But the study received industry backing.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Anesthesia As Global Warmer; Cadavers' Mysteries; Inexcusable Maternal Mortality

(MedPage Today) -- Also: Why withholding clinical trial data should be considered misconduct
Related topics: Anesthesia

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From Medical Skeptic To Researcher: The View From The Other Side

Critiquing studies is all very well until you’re one of the co-authors. John Mandrola, MD feels the heady joy of having a late-breaking clinical trial at a major meeting and the temptation to ‘spin’. theheart.org on Medscape
Related topics: Medical Research

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Fecal Transplant Trial Is First Step Toward Possible Obesity Treatment

The results from the first randomized clinical trial on fecal transplants for obesity are in, paving the way for a potential future treatment that involves gut bacteria changes. The pilot study involved 22 obese participants who were otherwise...
Related topics: Obesity, Bacteria, Medical Research

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Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Autism?

FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 -- Medical marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant...
Related topics: Autism

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New Brain Tumor Imaging Technique Uses Protein Found In Scorpion Venom

A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial.
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Proteins

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