Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - May 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-05-31 Iressa (gefinitib) chemotherapy combination proves safe for head and neck cancer patients 0 None
2009-05-31 Combination of temsirolimus and bryostatin appears safe and active in metastatic kidney cancer 0 None
2009-05-31 Blood-pressure medicine shown to reverse the effects of early-stage liver failure 0 None
2009-05-31 Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners announces top-line results of CPP-109 phase II trial for cocaine addiction 0 None
2009-05-26 Abraxane prolongs survival in metastatic breast cancer 1 None
2009-05-26 Diabetes drug pioglitazone shows potential against multiple sclerosis 0 5
2009-05-25 Bioniche updates on phase III clinical trial with Urocidin in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer 0 None
2009-05-22 Zyflamend, herb-based therapeutic shows promise for high risk of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-05-21 Aspirin and an anti-clotting drug ‘combo’ reduces risk of dialysis access failure 0 None
2009-05-21 ChemGenex’s Omacetaxine to be showcased in three oral oresentations at EHA 0 None
2009-05-20 Trial tests potential new angina treatment 0 None
2009-05-20 Sucampo Pharmaceuticals initiates phase 3 trial of Lubiprostone for chronic idiopathic constipation in Japan 0 None
2009-05-17 Sodium channel-blocking agent shows promise as a potential treatment for cystic fibrosis 0 None
2009-05-17 Pirfenidone shows promise for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 1 3
2009-05-17 Pregabalin shows potential as treatment for hot flashes 0 2.8
2009-05-14 Herpes drug Acyclovir does not reduce risk of HIV transmission, does slow HIV progression, study says 0 None
2009-05-12 Participants in antidepressant drug trials are atypical patients 0 None
2009-05-12 Schering-Plough starts patient enrollment in phase 3 trial for Acadesine 0 None
2009-05-07 Merck Serono starts second phase III trial of Safinamide in advanced Parkinson's 0 None
2009-05-07 Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics commences preregistration trial for Glybera 0 None
2009-05-06 Metoclopramide versus droperidol for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy 0 4
2009-05-04 New anticonvulsant compound prevents seizure progression in model of epilepsy 0 None


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