Archived Facts

Posts Tagged ‘trials’

Some 211 people died during clinical trials for new drugs in just six months in India, an official reportedly said.

Related Posts:

(Reuters) – Levels of a protein believed to be a main cause of Alzheimer’s disease rose in the blood of patients treated with Eli Lilly’s experimental drug in late-stage trials, suggesting the protein, beta amyloid, was removed from the brain as intended, researchers said on Monday.

Related Posts:

Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Thursday they are preparing to start late-stage clinical trials of an experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug.

Related Posts:

(Reuters) – An experimental Merck & Co insomnia drug significantly reduced the time it took patients to fall asleep and helped them stay asleep longer, according to data from a pair of pivotal late-stage studies.

Related Posts:

Tiny biotech Cleveland BioLabs Inc has won a $45 million contract from the Department of Defense to conduct clinical trials of a drug to prevent cell damage in the event of nuclear attack.

View original post here:
U.S. invests in drug to protect against radiation

Related Posts:

Health-care law guarantees insurance coverage for patients in clinical trials
When Richard Crusoe was diagnosed with a rare form of soft tissue cancer called liposarcoma, the retired firefighter and his family pinned their hopes of slowing the cancer’s advance on a drug that was being tested in a clinical trial. Health care – Clinical trial – Business – Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals – Pharmaceuticals

Read more on Washington Post

Related Posts:

Beginning in 2014, the new health law will require health plans to pay for routine care costs for patients who participate in clinical trials for the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and conditions.


CancerClinical trialHealthConditions and DiseasesUnited States

View full post on msnbc.com: Health care

Related Posts:

Pharmacy benefits manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. said Monday it will buy United BioSource Corp., which develops technology used in clinical trials and patient monitoring, for $730 million in cash.

View original post here:
Medco Health will buy United BioSource for $730M

Related Posts:

“Improving Access To Clinical Trials Act” Passes U.S. Senate In Victory For CF Advocates
The U.S. Senate has passed the “Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act” (I-ACT), a bipartisan piece of legislation championed by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, its advocates and 120 other health advocacy organizations. The legislation enables patients with rare diseases to participate in clinical trials without losing eligibility for public healthcare benefits. “We are one step closer to …

Read more on Medical News Today

Related Posts:

U.S. Senate passes I-ACT to enable patients with rare disease to participate in clinical trials
The U.S. Senate last night passed the “Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act” (I-ACT), a bipartisan piece of legislation championed by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, its advocates and 120 other health advocacy organizations.The legislation enables patients with rare diseases to participate in clinical trials without losing eligibility for public healthcare benefits.

Read more on News-Medical-Net

Related Posts: