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Clinical Trial News

Life-saving technique trialled as part of University study

An emergency treatment that could save the lives of car crash victims and others with life-threatening bleeding injuries is to be trialled as part of a new £1.

Two existing drugs halt neurodegeneration in mice

Researchers reveal how an antidepressant and an experimental cancer drug stopped brain cell death in mouse models of dementia and prion disease.

Clinical trial finds no benefits of wearing silk for children with eczema

A new randomized clinical trial tests the health effects and cost effectiveness of wearing silk garments in children with moderate to severe eczema.

High-dose vitamin C makes cancer treatment more effective, trial shows

The use of high-dose vitamin C in patients undergoing standard cancer treatment has been shown to be safe and improve health outcomes in clinical trial.

Clinical trial finds that vitamin D, calcium have no effect on cancer risk

A double-blind, randomized clinical trial tests the effect of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

Dementia not prevented with vitamin E, selenium, study finds

New clinical trial and cohort study investigate the preventive effects of vitamin E and selenium on elderly men with no symptoms of dementia.

Prostate cancer trial shows treating with precision radiotherapy cuts course of treatment by 50 percent

An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.

Could antidepressants stop prostate cancer from spreading?

Researchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process.

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