Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTNew clinical trial and cohort study investigate the preventive effects of vitamin E and selenium on elderly men with no symptoms of dementia.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAn Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTResearchers have been successful in increasing HIV treatment success rates by almost 18 percent.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTSavolitinib seems to halt tumor progression in some people with papillary renal cell carcinoma - a form of kidney cancer - according to new study results.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new trial tests the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with cognitive training on people with multiple sclerosis.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTDeep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTFive studies documenting the health effects of testosterone replacement therapy suggest the hormone improves bone density, but it may pose cardiac risk.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWomen who participate in obstetric and gynaecology clinical trials experience improved health outcomes compared to those who are not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe American College of Physicians have just issued their clinical practice guideline for the noninvasive treatment of nonradicular low back pain.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study examines the effect of a low dose of daily aspirin in women who are trying to conceive and have chronic, low-grade inflammation.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDT"Bench-to-bedside" describes research that has progressed from basic science in animal models that has led to therapies used in patients.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTAlpha-lipoic acid, a dietary supplement widely available to consumers, prevented stone formation in a mouse model of cystinuria, a rare inherited disease that causes recurrent formation of painful...
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTA small clinical trial reveals that over two thirds of patients with multiple sclerosis have been in remission for 5 years after stem cell transplantation.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTTwo new clinical trials for pediatric brain cancer have begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTStandards for authorizing first-time trials of drugs in humans are lax, and should be strengthened in several ways, McGill University researchers argue in a paper published in Nature.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists have found a molecule that restores normal levels of a protein responsible for Alzheimer's disease; tests were performed on mice and monkeys.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA combination of two chemotherapy drugs - gemcitabine and capecitabine - should be the new standard of care for pancreatic cancer patients who have had surgery to remove their tumour, according to...
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PDTResearchers from Arizona State University are developing autism treatments by improving the gut microbiota through fecal microbial transplants.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTFinancial ties between researchers and companies that make the drugs they are studying are independently associated with positive trial results, suggesting bias in the evidence base, concludes a...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA research team led by investigators of the Rockefeller University in New York and Prof Florian Klein, University Hospital Cologne and German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), has tested a new...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new, randomized controlled trial suggests that acupuncture may help to alleviate babies' excessive crying, also known as infantile colic.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTUsing animals to research potentially life-saving treatments for humans is a necessary part of the scientific process, though progress has been made in reducing the number of animals involved.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTTo find an effective vaccine against malaria it is crucial to test candidate vaccines on larger groups of people than previously thought - according to a new study published in PLOS Computational...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTHalozyme Therapeutics, Inc. has reported topline results from the combined analysis of Stages 1 and 2 and Stage 2 alone of its HALO 202 study, a Phase 2 randomized, multi-center clinical trial of...