Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - November 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-11-26 Misleading media coverage of clinical trials 0 None
2008-11-26 EpiVax receives grant for $390,000 to optimize HIV vaccine delivery 0 None
2008-11-26 Ceregene announces data from phase 2 clinical trial of CERE-120 for Parkinson's 0 None
2008-11-26 No benefit from nifedipine widely used to prevent premature births 0 None
2008-11-25 CardioVascular BioTherapeutics doses first patient in trial for severe coronary heart disease 0 None
2008-11-24 Medarex starts phase 1b clinical trial with MDX-1106 for the treatment of cancer 0 None
2008-11-24 IGF-1 not beneficial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 0 None
2008-11-24 Risks associated with diabetes drug rosiglitazone may be higher than those with pioglitazone 0 None
2008-11-20 Epeius Biotechnologies announces results of Rexin-G in chem-resistant metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and osteosarcoma 0 None
2008-11-20 Gefitinib just as effective as chemotherapy for lung cancer 0 None
2008-11-20 Bionovo to present phase 1B trial results of BZL101 in metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2008-11-19 XTL Biopharmaceuticals announces results from Bicifadine in diabetic neuropathic pain trial 0 None
2008-11-19 Metabolex announces positive results from phase 2 trial of MBX-8025 0 None
2008-11-19 Results out from first phase III randomized clinical trial to study the best time to begin ART in infants 0 None
2008-11-19 KAI Pharmaceuticals reports positive results for KAI-1678 in pain reduction 0 None
2008-11-19 Gentium S.p.A. updates on phase 3 trial of Defibrotide for severe veno-occlusive disease 0 None
2008-11-19 REOLYSIN shown to benefit some sarcoma patients 0 None
2008-11-19 Celator Pharmaceuticals enrols first patient in phase 2 study of CPX-351 in acute myeloid leukemia 0 None
2008-11-19 Amgen, Takeda and Millennium update on phase 3 trial of Motesanib in non-small cell lung cancer 0 None
2008-11-18 NCI sponsors Canadian cold/flu remedy trial in leukemia patients 0 None
2008-11-18 Maas Biolab scientists validate cyclosporin human neuroprotection 0 None
2008-11-17 Study looks at investigational compound MK-677 in Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-11-17 CAPHOSOL shown to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy 0 None
2008-11-17 COLD-FX remedy undergoes NCI-sponsored trial in leukemia patients 0 None
2008-11-16 Combination of carboplatin and paclitaxel with bevacizumab and cetuximab proves safe for lung cancer treatment 0 None
2008-11-16 Vigabatrin offers hope for treating relapse to methamphetamine abuse 0 None
2008-11-13 Genetic Immunity announces first patient dosed in trial with DermaVir patch for HIV 0 None
2008-11-13 Rosuvastatin trial shows dramatic reduction in hidden heart disease 0 None
2008-11-12 Phosphagenics' diclofenac enters trial phase in humans 0 None
2008-11-12 Analyses of Merck's HIV vaccine 'Step' study 0 5
2008-11-12 NicOx's Naproxcinod shows highly significant reduction in daytime blood pressure versus Naproxen 0 None
2008-11-11 Raptor Pharmaceuticals announces positive results for Convivia program 0 None
2008-11-11 Large trial on low-dose aspirin in diabetics 0 None
2008-11-11 Rivaroxaban shows promise in patients with acute coronary syndrome 0 None
2008-11-11 Interferon eliminates specific causes of some viruses in heart failure patients, improving clinical outcomes 0 None
2008-11-11 Newborn neurons in the adult brain can settle in the wrong neighborhood 0 None
2008-11-10 Trial of investigational drug for treatment of advanced heart failure 0 None
2008-11-10 Rheumatoid arthritis drugs too slow to stop damage 0 None
2008-11-10 Resverlogix Corp shows RVX-208 demonstrates increase in functional HDL particles 0 None
2008-11-10 Santaris Pharma releases positive data on LNA-based survivin inhibitor 0 None
2008-11-10 VIA Pharmaceuticals announces results of phase 2 trials of VIA-2291 in cardiovascular disease 0 None
2008-11-10 Xolair (Omalizumab) shows promise in treating allergic asthma inadequately controlled by inhaled corticosteroid 0 None
2008-11-10 Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) shown to significantly reduce major cardiovascular events 0 5
2008-11-09 Pycnogenol cuts jetlag in half 0 None
2008-11-08 Spherix starts patient recruitment in India for phase 3 diabetes trial 0 None
2008-11-08 Acologix demonstrates improved bone architecture in rat model of chronic kidney disease 0 None
2008-11-07 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals presents data of Voreloxin in patients with acute myeloid leukemia and ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-11-07 BioCis Pharma starts phase IIa clinical testing of ProtoCure in atopic dermatitis 0 None
2008-11-06 GSK initiates major seasonal influenza vaccine efficacy trial 0 None
2008-11-05 Wide variability in rheumatoid arthritis drug Methotrexate suggests alternative dosing should be considered 0 1
2008-11-05 Safety and efficacy of febuxostat for gout examined 1 None
2008-11-04 Tibotec presents interim findings for TMC435, investigational hepatitis C treatment 0 None
2008-11-04 New findings on STEP HIV vaccine trial 0 None
2008-11-04 Phase 2 trial of treatment of C-difficile-associated diarrhea shows promise 0 None
2008-11-04 Novel leukemia therapy shows promise for high-risk patients 0 None
2008-11-04 Study shows how HIV-1 vaccine trial could have enhanced HIV infection 0 None
2008-11-03 YM Biosciences reports on early trials of nimotuzumab in brain metastases and high-grade glioma 0 None
2008-11-03 Halozyme Therapeutics starts phase 2 trial of insulin with rHuPH20 in type 1 diabetes 0 None
2008-11-03 MedImmune starts phase 1/2a clinical trial for respiratory syncytial virus vaccine 0 None
2008-11-03 Lithium carbonate to be tested for motor neurone disease 1 2


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