Clinical Trials & Medical Discoveries The most recent news and results from scientific and medical research, including testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Stay up-to-date on the latest medical discoveries and breakthroughs with announcements of new products to be tested, upcoming clinical trials and studies and newly published results. Also included are updates regarding funding decisions, company performance, and legal news.

Latest Clinical Trials & Medical Discoveries

27 Jul, 2017, 14:01 BST LEO Pharma Ranks Second in Global Clinical Trials Transparency Audit

New top 50 list ranks LEO Pharma in second position, leading the global pharma industry in commitments to increase access to clinical...


27 Jul, 2017, 13:30 BST Biotech Players Lead the Growth Charge in the Legal Cannabis Market

The backbone of medical advancement is biotechnology, an industry wrought with the incredible potential of novel drug R&D, but vulnerable to...


27 Jul, 2017, 09:25 BST INSTI HIV Self Test Demonstrates High User Acceptance in Kenya Study

KEMRI Researchers show feasibility of INSTI, a blood-based HIV home test bioLytical Laboratories Inc., a leader in rapid diagnostic assays, is...


27 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST AMO Pharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for AMO-02 for Treatment of Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

AMO Pharma Limited ("AMO Pharma"), a privately held biopharmaceutical company focusing on debilitating diseases with limited or no treatment...


26 Jul, 2017, 18:15 BST Caprion Biosciences Expands Biomarker Panel Portfolio to Include Predictive Tuberculosis (TB) Infections

Caprion's blood-based protein biomarker findings suggest host protein expression changes can be detected in M. tuberculosis infection (Mtb), even...


26 Jul, 2017, 13:05 BST Sequoia Sciences Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Vaccine for Urinary Tract Infections Caused by Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria

Non-Antibiotic Treatment Approach May Reduce the Development of Antibiotic Resistance and Promote Antibiotic Stewardship Sequoia Sciences...


26 Jul, 2017, 12:00 BST Frost & Sullivan Acclaims CGI's Advanced Genomic & Biomarker Technologies That Drive Industry Innovation in Support of Precision Cancer Treatment

CGI's technologies provide valuable insights across cancer diagnostics through the accurate and sensitive quantitation of clinically relevant...


26 Jul, 2017, 10:45 BST Eisai Submits Marketing Authorisation Application to the European Medicines Agency for Lenvatinib in First-Line Hepatocellular Carcinoma

- Lenvatinib filing based on pivotal Phase III REFLECT study demonstrating non-inferior overall survival compared to sorafenib -...


26 Jul, 2017, 07:00 BST MEC Prime - Banner Chemicals UK Is Proud to Launch the New ACS PHARMACEUTICAL Product: METHYLENE CHLORIDE PRIME

MEC™ Prime - Methylene Chloride Prime, High purity, PHARMACEUTICAL, FOOD & FEED grade offered now by Banner Chemicals UK As the...


26 Jul, 2017, 06:00 BST Pharming Announces Publication of RUCONEST® Prophylactic Data in The Lancet

Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the Company") (Euronext Amsterdam: PHARM) today announced The Lancet has published data from a Phase II,...


25 Jul, 2017, 15:31 BST Tongue Lab Launches its First Clinical Trial in Prague to Study the TRP's (Tongue Right Positioner) Impact on Chronic Snoring

The TRP aims to train and recondition the tongue, returning it to its physiological functions and position, and increasing muscle tone....


25 Jul, 2017, 14:03 BST ViiV Healthcare Announces Superior Efficacy of Dolutegravir Versus Lopinavir/Ritonavir in Second-line HIV Treatment in Resource-limited Settings

DAWNING study modified to allow patients the opportunity to receive dolutegravir-based regimens ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV...


25 Jul, 2017, 14:00 BST SkylineDx Researchers Publish Data Demonstrating Utility of SKY92 as Prognostic Tool in Multiple Myeloma (MM)

Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia Paper Validates Use of SKY92 and its Combination with International Staging System (ISS) SkylineDx...


25 Jul, 2017, 07:00 BST Debiopharm International SA Awarded $2.6 Million Grant from CARB-X to Support Development of Debio 1453 to Fight Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

Debiopharm, in collaboration with CARB-X, will utilize their state-of-the-art Fabiotics platform to develop novel therapeutics to combat...


21 Jul, 2017, 13:07 BST Sanofi Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for Dupixent® (dupilumab) to Treat Adult Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

FOR UK MEDIA ONLY First investigational targeted biologic in the European Union to receive positive CHMP opinion for atopic dermatitis Sanofi...


21 Jul, 2017, 07:52 BST Cantargia Gains Approval to Initiate the CANFOUR Clinical Trial of Immuno-oncology Product Candidate CAN04

Cantargia AB ("Cantargia") today announced that the clinical trial application to study the antibody CAN04 in patients with cancer has been...


20 Jul, 2017, 12:30 BST New Data Show TomoTherapy® System Superior to RapidArc in Achieving Local Control of Head and Neck Cancers

Prospective, Multicenter Study Supported by the French National Institute of Cancer Also Demonstrates that Treatment with the TomoTherapy...


20 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST LEO Pharma Receives Marketing Authorisation for Kyntheum® (Brodalumab), a New Biologic for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis in the European Union

LEO Pharma today announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Kyntheum® (brodalumab), a new biologic for the...


20 Jul, 2017, 05:01 BST International Conference® 2017 Focus On Lifestyle, Risk Reduction, Improved Diagnosis And Early Detection

New research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) deepen our understanding of the risk...


20 Jul, 2017, 05:01 BST The Lancet Commission: One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable

- The Lancet releases International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care - - U.S. NIA shares inaugural research grants on...


19 Jul, 2017, 18:46 BST Piramal Imaging Applauds Interim Results and Reiterates Support of IDEAS Trial in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Atypical Dementia

Trial Led by Alzheimer's Association and American College of Radiology Evaluating Impact of Brain Amyloid PET Imaging on Patient Management and...


19 Jul, 2017, 16:36 BST Neurotrope Presents Phase 2 Data Assessing Bryostatin-1 in Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Patients at AAIC 2017

20 µg dose shows favorable safety, tolerability and encouraging therapeutic signal on top of standard of care Novel mechanism of action shown...


19 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST Alzheimer's Association Launches $20 Million Lifestyle Intervention Trial In The U.S. To Prevent Cognitive Decline

– Results from 4,000 Participants re: Impact of Brain Amyloid Imaging on Medical Management – – Possible Blood Test for Amyloid – The...


18 Jul, 2017, 13:31 BST TrialScope Expands Commitment to Patients; Adds Support for Seven Additional Languages to Trial Results Summaries Portal

Leader in patient-centric transparency solutions expands access to trial result information for participants, patients and the public...


18 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST Open peer review and post peer review: the emerging criteria of future scientific publishing

OMICS International striving towards unprecedented growth in open access publishing Open peer review system is adopted by several scientific...