Clinical Trials in the News – May 20, 2009
This is my site Written by Alex on May 20, 2009 – 9:11 am   

Spotlight: Comparative Effectiveness Research Stirs Excitement as …National Cancer Institute – NCI Cancer Bulletin – Bethesda, MD, USA – However, randomized clinical trials have been vital in helping clinicians make informed choices about patient care, whether in treating advanced colorectal … See all stories on this topic

All the World’s a LaboratoryNew York Times – United States – Clinical trials could easily be set up to include patients who show up for medical attention 72 or 96 or more hours after their symptoms appear … – See all stories on this topic

Medtronic Initiates ‘Shock-Less’ Clinical TrialTrading Markets (press release) – Los Angeles, CA, USA – “Medtronic has pioneered the advances in shock reduction technology, supported by large randomized clinical trials, in the last several years; in fact … See all stories on this topic

Clinical trial in older women reveals important findings in breast …HemOncToday – Thorofare, NJ, USA – At first analysis, after 600 patients, it was clear that the experimental arm was inferior, so the trial was stopped and now the results have been published … See all stories on this topic

Finding a clinical trialThe Plain Dealer – – Cleveland, OH, USA – The Web site gives easy access to information on clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions … – See all stories on this topic

FDA OKs Cimzia for Rheumatoid ArthritisWebMD – USA – In a news release, UCB states that the FDA approved Cimzia to treat rheumatoid arthritis based on clinical trials in which more than 2300 rheumatoid … – See all stories on this topic

CDP Program Moves Deprioritized Candidates into Clinical TrialsGenetic Engineering News (press release) – New Rochelle, NY, USA – Cancer Research UK may also carry out a further Phase II trial if initial clinical results are positive. GSK will have the option to further develop and …  See all stories on this topic

In Patients with Heart Attacks, CYPHER® Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary …WELT ONLINE – Berlin, Germany – Results were presented today during Late Breaking Clinical Trials at EuroPCR 09, the leading medical conference in Europe for physicians specializing in … – See all stories on this topic

NEVO™ Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Yields Superior Results to …WELT ONLINE – Berlin, Germany – The results of the NEVO RES I study comparing these two drug-eluting stents were presented during Late Breaking Clinical Trials at EuroPCR … – See all stories on this topic

Santhera’s US Phase III IONIA Trial in Friedreich’s Ataxia Misses … (press release) – Newtown, PA, USA – Data of the second pivotal Phase III trial in Europe are expected for the first half of 2010. The drug has also shown efficacy in a clinical trial as a … See all stories on this topic


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