Clinical Trials News Update – June 5, 2009
This is my site Written by Alex on June 5, 2009 – 9:58 am   

Heading into the weekend the news about trials related to a potential cancer vaccine continues to be the focus of interest around the world. And justifiably so, but also take a look at the story below about a potential TB vaccine now in trials. Such a breakthrough could alleviate untold suffering in Africa and throughout the under developed world… Have a great Saturday and Sunday!

Cancer Center Leads Breakthrough Clinical Trial: Cancer Vaccine … Medical News Today (press release) – UK – A recent clinical trial – led by Goshen Center for Cancer Care – has yielded promising results for the future use of a cancer vaccine … See all stories on this topic

New TB Drug Shows Promise In Clinical – Tampa, FL, USA -Johnson & Johnson tested TMC207 in a Phase 2 trial of 47 South African patients with newly diagnosed MDR-TB of the lungs. Half of them received the … See all stories on this topic

Wyeth gets DCGI nod to resume trials of Prevnar 13Economic Times – Gurgaon, Haryana, India – MUMBAI: Pharma firm Wyeth has been given the go-ahead by the country’s drug regulator to resume clinical trials for its Prevnar 13 vaccine in India seven … See all stories on this topic

Clinical Trials Update: June 4, 2009U.S. News & World Report – Washington, DC, USA – This study is for people with diabetes who also have nausea, vomiting, bloating and abdominal discomfort after eating. If you have been diagnosed with … See all stories on this topic

J&J upbeat on drugs business, cites new medicinesReuters – USA – In clinical trials, the drug combined with currently used medicines has shown great promise in eliminating the disease in both patients who have not … See all stories on this topic

Transoral gastroplasty benefits obese patient in clinical trialSmartBrief – Washington, DC, USA – Satiety, a device firm that is sponsoring clinical trials of the procedure, expects to get FDA approval for the surgery within the next couple of years. … See all stories on this topic

UKCRC call for Registered Clinical Trials Unit applicationsWellcome Trust – London, UK – Applications are open for research groups wishing to become UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Registered Clinical Trials Units … See all stories on this topic

Transgene sees cancer deal this summerReuters – USA – Mid-stage clinical trials, which the company plans to conduct on its own, could begin as early as at the end of this year, he said. Continued… See all stories on this topic


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