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.

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14 Feb, 2019, 10:00 GMT New Scientific Research Provides Link Between Globo-series Glycosphingolipid (GSL) Antigens and Tumor Survival in Breast Cancer

A team led by Dr. Chi-Huey Wong, Distinguished Research Fellow, Academia Sinica in Taiwan, in collaboration with OBI scientists, has demonstrated in...


14 Feb, 2019, 08:00 GMT Debiopharm International SA Initiates FUZE, a Clinical Trial Phase II Study Evaluating Debio 1347 in Advanced Solid Tumors Harboring an FGFR Fusion

Debiopharm International SA (Debiopharm – www.debiopharm.com/debiopharm-international/), part of Debiopharm Group™, a Swiss-based global...


14 Feb, 2019, 07:23 GMT BioArctic - Full Year Report January - December 2018

BioArctic's partner Eisai will initiate BAN2401 confirmatory Phase 3-study in early Alzheimer's disease. AbbVie in-licensed the Parkinson portfolio...


13 Feb, 2019, 07:58 GMT BioArctic's Product Candidate SC0806 for Treatment of Patients With Complete Spinal Cord Injury is now in Phase 2

BioArctic AB (publ) (Nasdaq Stockholm: BIOA B) announced today that the first patient in the second panel of the Phase 1/2 study now has been treated ...


12 Feb, 2019, 14:52 GMT From Patient-Centric Technologies to Clinical Trial Supply Chain Management, CRF Bracket Moves Clinical Trials Forward at the 10th Annual SCOPE Summit

Running a seamless clinical trial means improving not only data quality but also operational logistics and most importantly the patient experience....


12 Feb, 2019, 10:45 GMT Drug Abuse Testing Market to Reach $11.83 Bn, Globally, by 2025 at 8.2% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Drug Abuse Testing Market by Product & Services (Analyzers, Rapid Testing Devices, Consumables,...


12 Feb, 2019, 07:23 GMT Kawasaki INnovation Gateway at SKYFRONT Research Highlights, 'Replicating Parkinson's Disease Brains in the Laboratory' and 'Mapping Brain Function of Monkey'

Researchers affiliated with the Kawasaki INnovation Gateway at SKYFRONT report on "Replicating Parkinson's disease brains in the laboratory" and...


12 Feb, 2019, 07:12 GMT Kawasaki City, Japan Publishes the February 2019 Issue of Kawasaki SkyFront i-Newsletter

--- News and Events Feature article of "In-body hospitals" which is the core theme of iCONM* / COINS was published in Nature....


11 Feb, 2019, 09:44 GMT Preliminary Study Finds Healbe GoBe2 Offers Accuracy in Measuring Calorie Intake

A preliminary study of a health monitoring smartband, the Healbe GoBe2, showed the technology to be about 89 percent accurate in automatic tracking...


08 Feb, 2019, 08:00 GMT OneTouch® Blood Glucose Monitoring System Accuracy Proven in New Long-Term Study

New research published in a leading diabetes technology journal shows the long-term clinical accuracy of the OneTouch Select Plus® blood glucose test ...


07 Feb, 2019, 13:30 GMT Paramount Developments Crucial for Advancing Clinical Trials Targeting Cancer Treatments

The biotech drug industry, with encouragement from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is advancing efforts to modernize clinical trials,...


06 Feb, 2019, 14:00 GMT Leviticus Cardio & Jarvik Heart Unveil Groundbreaking Wireless Heart Pump System

The FIVAD (Fully Implanted Ventricular Assist Device) was presented to the public today at the announcement of successful human implant A...


06 Feb, 2019, 08:30 GMT Isatuximab Phase 3 Trial Meets Primary Endpoint of Prolonging Progression Free Survival in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

ICARIA (Isatuximab in Combination with pomalidomide And low-dose dexamethasone veRsus pomalidomide and low dose dexamethasone in patients with...


06 Feb, 2019, 00:01 GMT First Ever Consensus on the Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation Published in UEG Journal

For the first time, clinicians in Europe have access to a peer-reviewed, pragmatic guide to day-to-day clinical practice in the recognition and...


05 Feb, 2019, 14:32 GMT Andrew Alliance SA and Valitacell Ltd Collaborate to Automate Critical Aspects of Cell Line Development

Biologic drugs are precision medicines which have revolutionised the treatment of chronic diseases such as cancer and inflammatory disorders....


05 Feb, 2019, 13:15 GMT CartiHeal Performs First Agili-C™ Cartilage Repair Implantation Procedures at Missouri Orthopaedic Institute

Seth L. Sherman, MD, a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon at Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, recently became one of the first American surgeons to...


05 Feb, 2019, 13:00 GMT FDA Grants Priority Review for Daiichi Sankyo's New Drug Application for CSF1R Inhibitor Pexidartinib for Treatment of Patients with TGCT, a Rare, Debilitating Tumor

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a New Drug...


05 Feb, 2019, 10:00 GMT Spine Journal Publishes Study that Confirms Benefits of LP-ESP Disc Replacement Prosthesis from FH Orthopedics

A study published in May 2018 by The Spine Journal demonstrated excellent midterm follow-up results from use of the Lumbar Prosthesis (LP-ESP®) from...


05 Feb, 2019, 07:54 GMT BioInvent CSO to Present F.I.R.S.T.™ Discovery Platform at SLAS2019

LUND, Sweden, Feb. 5, 2019 BioInvent International AB (OMXS: BINV) announces today that its Chief Scientific Officer, Björn Frendéus, will hold a...


05 Feb, 2019, 07:00 GMT Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Fresh Hope for Parkinson's Patients

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) uses a battery-operated medical device to treat a variety of debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease, as well as...


04 Feb, 2019, 18:07 GMT UK Stands to Make 'Major Strides' in Cancer Care, Says Proton Partners International

Proton Partners International (PPI), the first providers of proton beam therapy in the UK, said today that Britain can take 'major strides' this year ...


04 Feb, 2019, 09:38 GMT Cyxone Announces Issuance of U.S. Divisional Patent for Drug Candidate T20K in MS

Cyxone (publ), a Swedish biotech in autoimmune diseases, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent...


04 Feb, 2019, 09:12 GMT BioArctic Announces That Eisai Will Initiate Phase 3 Confirmatory Study With BAN2401 in Early Alzheimer's Disease

BioArctic AB (publ) (Nasdaq Stockholm: BIOA B) announced today that Eisai stated at their Q3 FY2018 Financial Results Meeting on February 4, 2019...


04 Feb, 2019, 06:57 GMT Elekta: New Study to Learn From Every Cancer Patient Treated With Magnetic Resonance Radiation Therapy

Today, the international MR-linac Consortium announced the launch of the MOMENTUM study. The study is designed to generate data that enable safe,...


31 Jan, 2019, 15:22 GMT UK Health Watchdog NICE Recommends Urgo Medical New Lower Limb Ulcer Treatment Which Could Prevent 3,000 Amputations a Year

A new treatment option for venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers that could prevent more than 3,0001 diabetes-related amputations is recommended ...