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Innovation, Research

FDA Further Harmonizing Clinical Research Regulations with HHS Common Rule

October 11, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Clinical trials play a crucial role in advancing science and supporting the development of new medical products to address unmet patient needs. Reliable data from well-designed trials about a medical product’s safety and effectiveness are critical to the U.S. Food […]


Regulatory

Biden orders HHS to strengthen long COVID research, care, coverage and protections

April 6, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

President Joe Biden has ordered the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen care for individuals experiencing “long COVID” and increase clinical research on prolonged illness and other conditions following an acute COVID-19 infection. Tuesday’s memorandum instructs HHS […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Implementing Responsible AI to Drive Innovation in Clinical Research & Precision Medicine

January 24, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning drive innovation and disruption in clinical trials and precision medicine, questions around the responsible use of AI have moved to the forefront of debates among healthcare stakeholders – patients, providers, regulatory authorities, payors […]


Innovation, Research

US plans trial of Gilead coronavirus drug remdesivir

February 25, 2020

Via: CNBC

The U.S. is planning a clinical trial of Gilead’s experimental drug for the novel coronavirus, according to a posting on a government clinical trials database. The trial, run by the University of Nebraska Medical Center along with the National Institute […]


News

What Governments Must Do To Deliver An Anti Coronavirus Drug Within Months

January 31, 2020

Via: Forbes

The world needs an anti coronavirus drug as soon as possible—and there is something the United States government can do right now to achieve that. STAT News recently reported that most big pharma companies have been reluctant to join the […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers uncover how excess calcium may influence development of Parkinson’s disease

February 19, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. The international team, led by the University of Cambridge, found that calcium can mediate […]


Innovation, Research

Tests used for diagnosing heart disease appear to function differently for women and men

April 5, 2016

Via: The Medical News

Tests used to diagnose and assess the severity of coronary artery disease appear to function differently for women and men who have stable symptoms, according to researchers from Duke Clinical Research Institute. The finding, presented April 4 at the American […]


Innovation, Research

Cyberbullying, Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens

March 1, 2016

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

Half the teens seen in a U.S. hospital emergency rooms reported being victims of violence or cyberbullying, and a quarter reported symptoms akin to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study says. Researchers at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I., […]


Research

Study: Raw Milk Can Reduce Asthma and Allergies

February 9, 2016

Via: Mercola

Breastfeeding is known to be protective against respiratory infections among infants in early life, so researchers with Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) in Munich, Germany decided to test whether another type of milk, cow’s milk, might also be protective. Nearly 1,000 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Sheffield scientists to showcase novel medical discoveries during International Clinical Trials Day

May 15, 2015

Via: Regulatory

WORLD-leading researchers and scientists from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield will be giving people in Sheffield and beyond a unique insight into how they can contribute to groundbreaking medical discoveries during International Clinical Trials Day […]


News

Single low-magnitude electric pulse successfully fights inflammation

May 15, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Technology

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and SetPoint Medical Inc., a biomedical technology company, released the results of research on the therapeutic potential of vagus nerve stimulation. In a paper published […]


Innovation, Research

TSRI researchers find interferon beta protein as prime suspect in persistent viral infections

May 14, 2015

Via: Regulatory

Interferon proteins are normally considered virus-fighters, but scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found evidence that one of them, interferon beta (IFNβ), has an immune-suppressing effect that can help some viruses establish persistent infections. The results suggest that […]


Research

Griffith research sheds new light on cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

May 13, 2015

Via: Regulatory

New research findings may shed new light on the potential cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). Researchers from Griffith University’s National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED) – part of the new Menzies Health Institute Queensland – have […]


Innovation

Breakthrough in tinnitus research could lead to testable model

May 13, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

Tinnitus is largely a mystery, a phantom sound heard in the absence of actual sound. Tinnitus patients “hear” ringing, buzzing or hissing in their ears much like an amputee might “feel” pain in a missing limb. It is a symptom, […]


Research

Kissing cousins, arranged marriages and genetic diversity

May 13, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

In the first study of its kind, a research team led by Massey University professor Murray Cox, in a publication in the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, has examined the effects of arranged marriages on genetic diversity. […]


Research

Leicester research team identifies potential new targets for cancer treatments

May 12, 2015

Via: Regulatory

An international consortium of scientists led by a group from the University of Leicester has announced a new advance in understanding the mechanisms of cancer and how to target it more effectively with new treatments. Two papers published in the […]


Innovation, Research

One of the most important global healthcare studies of this generation reaches significant patient enrollment milestone

April 29, 2015

Via: Regulatory

Infraredx, an intravascular imaging company committed to advancing the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, today announced the enrollment of 1,000 patients in the Lipid-Rich Plaque Study. The LRP Study is a prospective, multi-center clinical trial designed to identify […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New insights into ionic liquids

April 28, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Technology

To directly observe chemical processes in unusual, new materials is a scientific dream, made possible by modern microscopy methods: researchers at Kiel University have, for the first time, captured video images of the attachment of molecules in an ionic liquid […]


Research

Sofosbuvir/daclatasvir combination effective treatment for difficult-to-treat hep C patients

April 27, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

Results presented today at The International Liver Congress™ 2015 show that the sofosbuvir (SOF)/daclatasvir (DCV) treatment combination is effective amongst hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype-1 mono-infected patients. These results are significant because whilst other combinations have been widely reported on, […]


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Alnylam announces clinical data from patisiran Phase 2 OLE study for treatment of patients with FAP

April 24, 2015

Via: Regulatory

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today initial 12-month clinical data from its ongoing Phase 2 open-label extension (OLE) study with patisiran, an investigational RNAi therapeutic in development for the treatment of transthyretin (TTR)-mediated amyloidosis […]