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Clinical Trial News

Experimental drug 'successfully treated doctor who contracted Ebola'

A drug currently being tested against vascular leakage successfully treated a doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, according to a new report published in The Lancet.

New hope for rare disease drug development - Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A disease (CMT1A)

Using combinations of well-known approved drugs has for the first time been shown to be potentially safe in treating a rare disease, according to the results of a clinical trial published in the...

53 Ebola-blocking drugs identified among existing medications

Using high-speed screening technology, researchers have identified 53 drugs - including some antihistamines and antidepressants - that may prevent Ebola from entering human cells.

Herceptin for HER2-positive breast cancer improves long-term survival

A new study shows that when added to chemotherapy, trastuzumab - commonly known as Herceptin - significantly improves long-term survival of HER2-positive breast cancer patients.

VR475 shown significant benefit in a Phase IIb/III trial for severe asthma

Vectura Group plc has announced the publication in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) of a clinical study demonstrating positive results from its Phase IIb/III (Acti-AICS-001) clinical trial...

Tamoxifen has reduced breast cancer rates 'by a third'

A well-established and effective treatment for breast cancer, tamoxifen has now been shown to have long-term preventive benefits for women at high risk.

Primary data from Phase 3 study evaluating brivaracetam as adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures in epilepsy announced

UCB has announced the primary efficacy and safety data from the latest Phase 3 study evaluating brivaracetam (fixed doses of 100 and 200 mg/day with no up-titration) as adjunctive treatment in...

Follow-up data from idelalisib (Zydelig) registrational studies in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and follicular lympho

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has announced long-term follow-up results from the registration studies further describing the duration of response, progression-free survival (PFS) and the safety profile for...

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