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Clinical Trial News

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.

Trial finds huge success in HIV treatment

Researchers have been successful in increasing HIV treatment success rates by almost 18 percent.

Investigational drug shows promise for hard-to-treat renal cancer

Savolitinib seems to halt tumor progression in some people with papillary renal cell carcinoma - a form of kidney cancer - according to new study results.

Multiple sclerosis: New technology improves cognition

A new trial tests the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with cognitive training on people with multiple sclerosis.

Anorexia: Deep brain stimulation may be an effective treatment

Deep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being.

What are the benefits and risks of testosterone therapy? Studies investigate

Five studies documenting the health effects of testosterone replacement therapy suggest the hormone improves bone density, but it may pose cardiac risk.

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