Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - April 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-04-30 A negative mGluR5 allosteric modulator shows efficacy in treating acute migraine attacks 0 None
2009-04-30 Histone deacetylase inhibitors show promise against head and neck cancer 0 None
2009-04-29 Pregabalin shows potential for restless legs syndrome - improves sleep 0 None
2009-04-29 Anti-viral drug telaprevir improves response, halves duration of hepatitis C treatment 1 None
2009-04-29 Many Black teens consider themselves victims of racial discrimination 0 None
2009-04-27 Ferring Pharmaceuticals launches new trial of Degarelix for intermittent androgen deprivation therapy 1 None
2009-04-27 Coadministration of paclitaxel and curcumin in nanoemulsion formulations to overcome multidrug resistance in tumor cells 0 None
2009-04-26 Roche and Pharmasset start phase IIb clinical trial of R7128 nucleoside polymerase inhibitor for chronic hepatitis C 1 None
2009-04-26 New lidocaine-prilocaine spray may treat premature ejaculation 0 3
2009-04-23 Trial of unique malaria vaccine candidate to begin 0 None
2009-04-22 Sorafenib and vitamin K combo shows anti-tumor effects in pancreas cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma 0 None
2009-04-22 Seattle Genetics presents new data on antibody-drug conjugate 0 None
2009-04-22 FDA gives 'go ahead' for phase II clinical trials of Bryostatin for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease 2 None
2009-04-22 AcelRx starts cancer breakthrough pain program 0 None
2009-04-22 AEterna Zentaris presents results for AEZS-112 in advanced cancer and lymphoma 0 None
2009-04-22 Combination of two chemotherapy drugs shows promise against recurrent gynecologic cancers 0 None
2009-04-22 Novel microparticle-based immune response modifier shows broad effects against recurrent or metastatic cancer 0 None
2009-04-20 NanoBio starts clinical trial for adjuvanted intranasal flu vaccine 0 4
2009-04-20 Ardea Biosciences announces positive results from a phase 1 study of lead candidate for hyperuricemia and gout 0 None
2009-04-20 Study looks at shikonin for human gastric adenocarcinoma 0 None
2009-04-20 Naltrexone appears to relieve fibromyalgia pain 2 4.7
2009-04-15 Topical bevacizumab therapy effective in treating corneal blood vessels growth that can cause blindness 0 4
2009-04-15 Mycophenolate mofetil may be an alternative therapy for lupus nephritis 0 None
2009-04-14 Experimental insulin-like growth factor receptor inhibitor a clear clinical candidate for pancreatic cancer therapy 0 None
2009-04-14 Oral etoricoxib provides pain relief after surgery 0 None
2009-04-13 Pharmacyclics starts clinical trial of novel oral Btk inhibitor for refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 0 None
2009-04-12 Treatment for acid reflux does not improve asthma symptoms 0 None
2009-04-09 Serentis begins trial with first-in-class SRD441 for eczema 0 None
2009-04-09 Clinical trials for two compounds show promise in advanced prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-09 Experimental drug lowers PSA levels 0 None
2009-04-08 New therapy for metastatic prostate cancer shows promise 0 None
2009-04-08 Trial of new biologic agent to treat psoriatic arthritis 0 None
2009-04-08 Intercell starts trial for Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine candidate 0 None
2009-04-06 Experimental vaccine shows promise for the treatment of early lung cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 Celsion announces promising trial results for ThermoDox in breast cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 Avastin safe and effective at delaying tumor progression 0 None
2009-04-02 Is telmisartan effective in treating non-alcoholic steatohepatitis? 0 None
2009-04-02 Bionovo announces publication of positive phase 2 trial results for Menerba 0 5
2009-04-02 Aerovance starts phase IIb clinical trial with Aerovant for uncontrolled asthma 0 None
2009-04-01 Sorafenib may help patients suffering from advanced portal hypertension 0 None
2009-04-01 Pharmaxis reaches milestone in cystic fibrosis trial 0 None


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