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Clinical trials are a type of research study to explore whether a medical treatment, drug, strategy or device is safe and effective for human use. The purpose of clinical trials is research, so the studies follow strict scientific standards. These standar



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Prostate cancer: Study identifies earlier clinical trial endpoint that can be used to indicate effectiveness of new treatments

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Scientists say they have validated a "surrogate endpoint" - a reliable statistical shortcut in a clinical trial - that could accelerate testing of new adjuvant therapies aimed at reducing deaths from...



Immunotherapy found safe for type 1 diabetes in landmark trial

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new trial investigates the safety profile of proinsulin peptide immunotherapy for treating type 1 diabetes, and the results are encouraging.



Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT

A new review suggests that nicotinamide - a form of vitamin B-3 - could be a promising candidate for the prevention of melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer.



Diabetes shot boosts motor function for patients with Parkinson's

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT

A placebo trial shows that the diabetes drug exenatide improved motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease and may have disease-altering potential.



New compound boosts treatment for aggressive breast cancer

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new anticancer agent, if given in combination with existing treatment, proves highly effective against triple negative and HER2 positive breast cancers.



Melanoma: New, more effective drug steps closer

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Scientists have designed and tested a new compound that they think will succeed where current drugs against melanoma have failed.



Phase 3 trial confirms superiority of tocilizumab to steroids for giant cell arteritis

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A phase 3 clinical trial has confirmed that regular treatment with tocilizumab, an inhibitor of interleukin-6, successfully reduced both symptoms of and the need for high-dose steroid treatment for...



Experimental HIV vaccine regimen is well-tolerated, elicits immune responses

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Results from an early-stage clinical trial called APPROACH show that an investigational HIV vaccine regimen was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against HIV in healthy adults.



HIV: Could new injection work as effectively as daily drugs?

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:00:00 PDT

A new, long-acting antiretroviral injection is as effective in managing HIV as daily-dosage oral drugs, a recent clinical trial suggests.



Clinical trial shows some promise for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The results of an international clinical trial, led in part by a UC Davis School of Medicine expert, have shown that a drug therapy for a severe type of muscular dystrophy holds promise for a...



Exclusion of mothers-to-be from clinical studies unfair and potentially harmful

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The widely accepted principle that mums-to-be are a 'vulnerable' group unfairly excludes them from taking part in clinical studies, and perpetuates the knowledge void around the impact of drugs taken...



CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia leads to remissions in clinical trial

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed about 70 percent of patients with the most common adult leukemia had their tumors shrink or disappear following an experimental chimeric...



Clinical trial looks at tramadol for opioid withdrawal

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A randomized clinical trial published by JAMA Psychiatry compared tramadol extended-release with clonidine and buprenorphine for the management of opioid withdrawal symptoms in patients with opioid...



Autism: Which children respond to oxytocin treatment?

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Oxytocin treatment is thought to improve sociability in some children. A new clinical trial investigates which children are likely to respond best and why.



Viagra may reduce blood clots after stent surgery

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research suggests stents coated with sildenafil may have a much lower chance of causing blood clotting or artery narrowing than other stents.



Computer game may improve symptoms of mild cognitive impairment

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a brain training app that boosts memory in people with mild cognitive impairment.



Cancer researchers overestimate reproducibility of preclinical studies

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:00:00 PDT

Cancer scientists overestimate the extent to which high-profile preclinical studies can be successfully replicated, new research published in the open access journal PLOS Biology by Jonathan...



Study reveals how sex 'blindspot' could misdirect medical research

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The sex of animals frequently has an effect in biomedical research and therefore should be considered in the study of science, report an international team of scientists from the Wellcome Trust...



Yoga just as good as physical therapy for low back pain

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new trial establishes that yoga is "statistically as effective" as physical therapy for treating chronic low back pain.



Plant compound 'much more effective' than traditional anti-HIV drug

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:00:00 PDT

New research finds a plant extract that is much more effective at inhibiting HIV's ability to infect healthy cells than the traditional AZT.



Study questions whether mistaken antibodies led cancer research down a 20-year dead end

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published in Nature Communications contends...



Clinical trial shows traditional treatment is better for iron-deficiency anemia

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Although current treatments for iron-deficiency anemia can be effective, they commonly fail because pediatric patients do not complete the treatment and might experience adverse effects related to...



Previously unpublished trial data explain effects and side effects of key MS drug

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Alemtuzumab is a highly effective drug for multiple sclerosis, approved in more than 60 countries and used by more than 12,000 patients worldwide.



Arthritis drug could cure severe heart condition

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers find that drug being tested for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also hold the key to preventing aortic valve stenosis.



Promising new treatment option for chronic plaque psoriasis

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Affecting more than 6 million Americans, chronic plaque psoriasis manifests as patches of red, scaly skin most frequently on the scalp, elbows and knees.