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December 5, 2020

STUDY: Statins May Decrease Cancer Risk

By Dave Quaile, /alert Contributor
Statins may reduce the risk of cancer in humans in a pathway unrelated to cholesterol, according to a study recently published in eLife...
STUDY: Statins May Decrease Cancer Risk
December 2, 2020

CAR-T Therapy Shows Promise, Provides Challenges for the Treatment of Patients With Myeloma

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor
Multiple myeloma may be the next frontier for clinical advancement of chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy (CAR-T therapy) as a treatment for hematologic malignancies...
CAR-T Therapy Shows Promise, Provides Challenges for the Treatment of Patients With Myeloma
December 1, 2020

Phase 2 Clinical Trial Demonstrates Positive Results For Vidofludimus Calcium in MS

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor
New research has yielded promising results for a potential new therapeutic agent -- vidofludimus calcium -- in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis...
Phase 2 Clinical Trial Demonstrates Positive Results For Vidofludimus Calcium in MS
November 28, 2020

ATTR-ACT Trial: Tafamidis Meglumine Reduces Cardiovascular Mortality

By Adam Hochron
A clinical trial showed that a combination of tafamidis meglumine and tafamidis performed better than those receiving 20 mg of tafamidis meglumine alone for transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy...
ATTR-ACT Trial: Tafamidis Meglumine Reduces Cardiovascular Mortality
November 26, 2020

IDWEEK: Rapid Initiation of Hepatitis C Care Improves Outcomes

By MD /alert Staff
A study presented at the IDWEEK 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting studied the need for rapid initiation of hepatitis C virus (HCV) care in patients who test positive for the disease...
IDWEEK: Rapid Initiation of Hepatitis C Care Improves Outcomes
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Trending News

In cooperation with Reuters News and Reuters Health, we are proud to provide you with our continuously updated news feed. We select news that applies to physicians in all the major clinical specialties, as well as on finance, science, technology, and other areas.

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Racial disparity in mortality after cancer surgery persists

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Disparities between Black and white patients in mortality after cancer surgery have persisted even as death rates have declined in both groups, a U.S. study finds. Read More »

Drug industry trade groups sue Trump admin over drug pricing rule

By Carl O'Donnell and Michael Erman WASHINGTON (Reuters)Drug industry trade groups filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration on Friday challenging new U.S. rules to lower drug prices, Read More »

U.N. warns 2021 shaping up to be a humanitarian catastrophe

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - Next year is shaping up to be a humanitarian catastrophe and rich countries must not trample poor countries in a "stampede for vaccines" to combat the Read More »

Psychotherapy following acute pharmacotherapy lowers major depression relapse risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Patients with major depressive disorder who receive acute pharmacotherapy followed by psychotherapy may have a lowered risk of relapse or recurrence, a Read More »

INSIGHT-Russian state employees describe pressure to join vaccine trials

By Polina Ivanova, Rinat Sagdiev, Gleb Stolyarov and Kate Kelland MOSCOW (Reuters) - In late September, Moscow municipal official Sergei Martyanov sent a series of text messages to his subordinates: " Read More »

Warmer winters tied to increased drownings in falls through ice

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - During warm winters, ice drownings increase exponentially in regions where winter air temperatures hover just below water's freezing point of 0 degrees Celsius, a Read More »

LGBT+ groups see surge in calls after UK court ruling on trans teens

By Rachel Savage LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British LGBT+ groups have received a surge in calls and emails from transgender children and their parents following a court ruling this week Read More »

WHO warns against pandemic complacency amid vaccine rollout

By Reuters Staff GENEVA (Reuters) - Recent progress on COVID-19 vaccines is positive but the World Health Organization is concerned this has led to a growing perception that the pandemic has come to Read More »

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Clinical Trials

Use our ClinicalTrials.gov feed to find trials in which your patients could enroll. In some cases, experimental drugs are a patient’s only hope. This section will regularly report on trials in the most common disease states, as they are getting underway.


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