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Artivion halts clinical trial with mechanical aortic valve

September 26, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Artivion has halted the PROACT Xa clinical trial, which was designed to assess if patients with an On-X mechanical aortic valve could be maintained safely and effectively on apixaban versus warfarin. The randomised, prospective trial enrolled subjects with an On-X […]


Innovation, Med Tech

A Technology-Driven Take on Improving Clinical Trial Access and Outcomes

September 22, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Tasked with reimagining patient-centric cancer clinical trials, the Bloomberg New Economy International Coalition has identified eliminating patient identification and enrollment barriers as top priorities for accelerating the development of novel cancer treatments, screening, and prevention. The priorities outlined in the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific reports data from Cerebral Protection System trial

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Boston Scientific has reported data from the PROTECTED TAVR clinical trial of the SENTINEL Cerebral Protection System. The SENTINEL device has been designed for capturing and removing the embolic debris stemming from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) before it reaches […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic’s EV ICD System meets safety endpoints in clinical study

August 29, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Medtronic has announced that its investigational Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (EV ICD) System met safety endpoints and achieved 98.7% success rate in an international clinical trial. The first-of-its-kind defibrillator has been designed for treating the dangerously fast heartbeat which may […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Internet of Things: a tsunami of clinical trial data

July 29, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Internet of Things (IoT) is the catchall term covering devices that collect and exchange data with other devices over the internet. And, according to experts involved in their rollout in clinical trials, the sector is at a tipping point. In […]


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3 Predictions for Post-COVID Clinical Trial Decentralization

April 27, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Prior to COVID, major technological transformation initiatives were already underway at many clinical trial sites, sponsors, and contract research organizations (CROs.) But the move to decentralized trials accelerated dramatically in 2020 and 2021–and it’s not slowing down. Survey data from […]


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Helping Clinical Trial Sites Improve Study Recruitment and Retention

February 21, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The clinical trial industry is, once again, at an uncertain crossroads. And while it might be assumed that the outsized impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the inability to recruit patients for trials, it is instead, a challenge […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Flinders University trial to evaluate new blood test for personalized cancer treatment

July 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A blood test to help guide the treatment of esophageal, stomach and bowel cancers will be evaluated in a new Flinders University trial set to get underway. The trial is thanks to a federal government grant of almost $2 million […]


Innovation, Research

Could stem cells improve the outcome of ARDS in severe COVID-19?

May 6, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with hundreds of millions of hospitalizations and over 3.2 million deaths since it first emerged in late-2019. While the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) results mostly in asymptomatic or […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Commonly used drug for neuromuscular diseases could also help prevent certain skin cancers

April 13, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New data published by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) suggests that an oral drug currently used in the clinical setting to […]


Innovation, News, Research

Pfizer begins early stage clinical trial testing oral antiviral drug for Covid

March 23, 2021

Via: CNBC

Pfizer said Tuesday it has begun an early stage clinical trial of an experimental oral antiviral drug for Covid-19. The New York-based company said the phase one trial of the drug – called PF-07321332 – is being conducted in the […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Study shows association between chemotherapy benefit and menopausal status in breast cancer patients

December 9, 2020

Via: The Medical News

After a median follow-up of 5.1 years, among women with lymph node-positive early-stage breast cancer and a recurrence score of 25 or lower who received adjuvant endocrine therapy with or without chemotherapy, postmenopausal patients had no added benefit from chemotherapy, […]


Innovation, Research

Study compares antibiotic therapy with surgery in patients with appendicitis

October 5, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Results of a first-of-its-kind clinical trial shed light on when antibiotics instead of surgery might be the better choice for treating appendicitis in some patients, according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), who […]


Innovation, Research

Immunotherapy drug improves survival over standard chemotherapy for lung cancer patients

October 1, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The immunotherapy drug atezolizumab improves survival over standard chemotherapy for many patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a new study led by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers. The findings, from a global randomized phase 3 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

BioProtect raises funds for ongoing balloon spacer clinical trial

September 22, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Israeli biotechnology company BioProtect has raised $25m as part of its Series D equity financing from an undisclosed strategic investor and Peregrine Ventures. The round, which was led by Almeda Ventures and Consensus Business Group chairman and investor Vincent Tchenguiz, […]


Innovation, Research

New clinical trial shows combination of two innovative precision medicines could treat multiple cancers

September 15, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Launching a dual-pronged attack on tumours using a combination of two innovative precision medicines could treat patients with multiple common cancers, a new clinical trial shows. It is the first trial to use the pioneering genetically targeted drug olaparib – […]


Innovation, Research

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

September 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

New research from the University of Arizona Health Sciences found that people who suffer from migraine may benefit from green light therapy, which was shown to reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and improve patient quality of life. According […]


Innovation, Research

Dozens of U.S. hospitals poised to defy FDA’s directive on COVID plasma

September 3, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Dozens of major hospitals across the U.S. are grappling with whether to ignore a federal decision allowing broader emergency use of blood plasma from recovered COVID patients to treat the disease in favor of dedicating their resources to a gold-standard […]


Innovation, Research

New brain study may lead to optimal treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder

August 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

New research could improve the odds that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder will receive a therapy that really works for them – something that eludes more than a third of those who currently get OCD treatment. The study, performed at the […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Investigational vaccine and immune therapy work well together to fight breast cancer

July 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A vaccine for HER2-positive breast cancers that is being tested in a clinical trial at Duke Cancer Institute is part of an effective, two-drug strategy for enlisting the immune system to fight tumors, according to a Duke-led study in Clinical […]