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36% of cancer patients ages 65 and older participate in clinical trials

36% of cancer patients ages 65 and older participate in clinical trials

All patients in study clear parasite that causes African sleeping sickness

All patients in study clear parasite that causes African sleeping sickness

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Dementia patients receiving long-term treatment with Reminyl may be able to stay at home for longer compared

Dementia patients receiving long-term treatment with Reminyl may be able to stay at home for longer compared

Heart jacket effective treatment for heart failure

Heart jacket effective treatment for heart failure

A new medication has dramatically reduced mortality among African-American patients suffering from heart disease

A new medication has dramatically reduced mortality among African-American patients suffering from heart disease

BiDil demonstrates significant improvement in survival rates in African American heart failure patients

BiDil demonstrates significant improvement in survival rates in African American heart failure patients

Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease

Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

Major bone trial to test high dose corticosteroid steroid tablets

Major bone trial to test high dose corticosteroid steroid tablets

Link between immune protein and longer survival in melanoma patients

Link between immune protein and longer survival in melanoma patients

Trial of new type of drug that attacks amyloid

Trial of new type of drug that attacks amyloid

Psoriasis trial enters final stage

Psoriasis trial enters final stage

European approval for Taxotere (docetaxel) in prostate cancer

European approval for Taxotere (docetaxel) in prostate cancer

Wyeth shows new Phase III data about its investigational antibiotic, tigecycline

Wyeth shows new Phase III data about its investigational antibiotic, tigecycline

Peripheral blood transplants from donors may be more harmful than bone marrow transplants in pediatric leukemia patients

Peripheral blood transplants from donors may be more harmful than bone marrow transplants in pediatric leukemia patients

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Maxim Pharmaceuticals to withdraw NDA for advanced malignant melanoma

Maxim Pharmaceuticals to withdraw NDA for advanced malignant melanoma

High-dose statin therapy for aggressive cholesterol-lowering outperforms typical care

High-dose statin therapy for aggressive cholesterol-lowering outperforms typical care

Possible treatment for the fatal lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Possible treatment for the fatal lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis