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Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial

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Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial Credit: CC0 Public Domain An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has now demonstrated the potential …

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NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19

NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19

NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19 NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19 (HealthDay)—A study to assess whether certain approved or experimental drugs are effective against COVID-19 and warrant testing in large clinical trials has been launched by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). The research …

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Landmark clinical trial shows effectiveness of oral antibiotics in treating cystic fibrosis condition

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Landmark clinical trial shows effectiveness of oral antibiotics in treating cystic fibrosis condition Landmark clinical trial shows effectiveness of oral antibiotics in treating cystic fibrosis condition “Clubbing” of the fingers is a classic features of Cystic Fibrosis, although not present in many patients. Credit: Jerry Nick, M.D./ Wikipedia A major …

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Successful TB vaccine moves forward after phase 2 trial

Successful TB vaccine moves forward after phase 2 trial

Successful TB vaccine moves forward after phase 2 trial Successful TB vaccine moves forward after phase 2 trial DAR-901 study team in Tanzania. Credit: The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Results from the Phase 2 trial of the DAR-901 tuberculosis (TB) vaccine were announced today by investigators at Dartmouth’s …

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New Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug shows benefit in clinical trial

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New Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug shows benefit in clinical trial New Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug shows benefit in clinical trial Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new drug offers hope for young boys with the progressive neuromuscular disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by potentially offering an alternative to high-dose glucocorticoids that …

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