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HIV is a life sentence, but while the disease can't be completely cured (at least not yet) it can be managed through antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication. The problem is that if a patient doesn't stick to this strict routine of drugs the virus will resurge, leading to health problems and an increased chance of spreading to others. New clinical trials in humans have shown that drugs base
Early results from a phase 1 clinical trial into the safety and efficacy of a new cancer vaccine is suggesting promise for a new treatment designed to stimulate the immune system into attacking certain cancers known to overexpress a specific protein... Continue Reading Early clinical trials showing promise for new kind of cancer vaccine Category: Science Tags: Breast
For several years, research into an effective treatment preventing cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease has constantly failed in human clinical trials, but a new study from an international team of scientists may finally explain the reason behind these failures, and offer a solution in a drug currently used to treat stroke... Continue Reading New research may answer why ma
The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system has inarguably revolutionized medical research, promising a future where scientists can treat a vast array of human illnesses from cancer to blindness. But since its discovery in 2012, progress towards human trials has been slow. Now, another setback has appeared with the FDA pausing one of the first human trials using the technique in the United State
For decades researchers have worked to find a way to orally administer insulin effectively to patients with diabetes. Now this game-changing treatment is one step closer to reality with pharmaceutical company Oramed embarking on a final Phase 2b human clinical trial to prove the efficacy of its oral insulin before moving to the final stages of trials and registrations that could bring the
A new cancer drug known as BLU-667 has moved through phase I human trials, and the results are promising. Taken orally, the drug targets what are known as RET-driven cancers, including types of thyroid and lung cancers, which are normally hard to treat...Continue Reading Promising cancer drug aces human clinical trialsCategory: MedicalTags: Cancer Drugs Test Treat
The race is on to develop a male contraceptive drug similar to that of the female birth control pill. The results from a Phase 1 study into the safety and efficacy of a new male birth control pill are promising revealing the prospective drug to be safe and effective...Continue Reading Male contraceptive pill reports successful results from Phase 1 clinical trialsCategory: Health & WellbeingTa
A new study has successfully reversed both the biological and behavioral hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in mouse models. The research found that slowly depleting the presence of a certain enzyme can reverse the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain. Illustrating the tricky path current Alzheimer's research faces, the study was published literally hours after giant pharmaceutical company


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