Clinical Trials

'I have no idea how to treat this': terrifying words rare cancer patients hear every day

Jemma Caprioli is preparing to undergo radical surgery to remove what could be her perfectly healthy stomach.<p>When she was about 20 years old, Ms …


Dear Baby Connor: Your Coverage Is Denied

The letter from the insurance company is addressed to Connor Richardson, aged nine months, who is presently being treated for a rare and aggressive …


More people are taking part in drug trials. Should you? - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from<p>Do you know someone who has participated in a clinical drug trial? Years ago, your answer …


Stem cell infusions improved health in frail elderly, UM researchers say

There’s no miracle medicine to combat signs of aging, such as fatigue, muscle weakness and loss of balance.<p>But as scientists work to unlock the …


Moderate to Severe Psoriasis

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[Analysis] 'Think of the patients!' cry EU agency contenders

Because of Brexit, the EMA has to leave London. Some health ministers lobbying to host it have made an emotional appeal, warning that patient safety …

European News

World renowned cancer professor believes Schiehallion Appeal can help save lives of sick kids

Brenda Gibson's vision to give young cancer and blood disorder patients better access to life-saving drugs in Scotland is being brought to life by …


Janssen develops mobile clinical trials platform to reduce drug development costs, improve adherence

Janssen’s iSTEP platform is part of an ongoing effort by pharma companies to reduce the cost of drug development and address the complexities of …

Medical Technology

After 5 years and 2 clinical trials, Patient #1 stops cancer treatment

How do you decide when to stop a life-saving treatment?


A potential drug found in a sea creature can now be made efficiently in the lab

Cooking bryostatin 1 up in a lab lets researchers explore its potential as a drug.


Athersys Partners Up: Can Nikon CeLL Get MultiStem On Track?

Athersys has entered into a new manufacturing partnership in Japan for its MultiStem ischemic stroke treatment candidate with a subsidiary of …


AnaptysBio (ANAB) Presents On Phase 2a Atopic Dermatitis Clinical Trial Interim Data Update - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by AnaptysBio in conjunction with this event.<p>113<p>Click to enlarge


Voluntary Site Accreditation — Improving the Execution of Multicenter Clinical Trials

Today, randomized trials around the world are performed in ways that are extremely inefficient, uncoordinated, and without consistent standards for …


Explainer: how do drugs get from the point of discovery to the pharmacy shelf?

Not every drug designed by pharmaceutical companies makes it to the market; very few do. Only 9.6% of new drugs in development in the years 2006-2015 …


Clinical trials and immunotherapy fuel optimism in cancer treatment

It was early November 2015 when Helen Eyler, of Union Bridge, learned she had breast cancer. She turned to the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer …


AI: Personal Therapy Robots and Other Ways that Machine Learning Is Changing Health Care

Machine learning will make health care more efficient—and effective.

Machine Learning

Novo petitions FDA to require Victoza copies to go through clinical trials, pointing to complex manufacturing

With one drugmaker already trying to pry patent protection off of Novo Nordisk’s blockbuster Victoza before its 2022 expiration, the insulin …


Australian Biotech Company Wants to Treat Autism Symptoms With Cannabis | Leafly

How much will this imorove the quality of life for so many people diagnosed with autism. ? How much unecessary pain and suffering all this years due …


PhD Candidate 3D Printing Kidney and Prostate Models for Clinical Trial with Stratasys

The LaGuardia Studio at New York University (NYU), a 3D printing studio, offers students, faculty, alumni, researchers, and visiting artists the …

3D Printing

China to encourage innovation in drugs, medical equipment

China will encourage innovation in drugs and medical equipment by expanding the reform of review and approval system in the medical sector, according …


Scholars receive clinical research training awards

Eleven Stanford scholars have been accepted into programs designed to advance their careers as clinical and translational researchers.


Early data on potential anti-cancer compound now in human trials was falsified, company admits

A pharmaceutical company has admitted that one of its former researchers falsified early data on a compound that’s designed to fight cancer, now in …


Zynerba: Why I'm Not Buying The High

Last week, Zynerba released top-line results of their FAB-C study for the treatment of FXS in children.<p>The phase 2 data resulted in ~50% spike in …


Squeezing Out The Waste with Digital Health Innovation

As always, there was so much to see and do at Health 2.0 that you hardly know where to start. And you know when you are sitting in one breakout, you …

Digital Health

Febuxostat prevents gout flares in recent clinical trial

As reported in the journal <i>Arthritis & Rheumatology</i>, the drug febuxostat reduced gout flares in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 314 adults …


SELLAS Life Sciences to collaborate with Merck on clinical trial assessing combo treatment for range of cancers; merger partner Galena up 6%

Privately held SELLAS Life Sciences Group inks a clinical trial collaboration agreement with Merck (MRK +0.8%) evaluating the combination of …


The case for blockchain in healthcare

Healthcare is data driven and yet the vast volumes of data can overwhelm the system. A leading expert has set out the case for the introduction of …

Digital Health

Experimental Ebola vaccines elicit year-long immune response: NIH reports final data from large clinical trial in West Africa

NIH reports final data from large clinical trial in West Africa<p>Results from a large randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial in Liberia show …


Powell woman's case inspires test, research that could help others

Rhonda Ball ran a finger over the four-leaf clover charm on her necklace as she lay in a hospital bed waiting for her IV cancer treatment to …


Zynerba Stock: Where Is It Headed From Here? | Investopedia

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE​) shares jumped more than 60% on Thursday after the company announced positive results from an exploratory Phase …