NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Cancer Institute is providing $13.6 million to combine and expand two networks working to bring minority and underserved cancer patients in Louisiana and...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University is celebrating the first treatment developed and licensed by Auburn that has gone to human clinical trial.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive...
SHANGHAI (AP) — Patient Number One is a thin man, with a scabby face and bouncy knees. His head, shaved in preparation for surgery, is wrapped in a clean, white cloth.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A research firm in Virginia says it has gotten a federal license to import high-quality extracts of marijuana for medical research.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that Sanyal Biotechnology will soon embark on a series of critical studies into treatment of various diseases and disorders.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A large-scale clinical trial at an Arkansas research institute and other nationwide institutions to find a treatment for peanut allergies has been a success.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A consumer rights group has filed a complaint alleging a Minneapolis health care provider ignored ethical practices and federal safeguards when it researched the effect of the powerful sedative ketamine on more than 100 participants without their prior consent.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Noah Colbert is kind of an expert on clinical trials. He's participated in many over the 12 years of his life. He admits he likes the gift cards he gets in return — he used a recent payment to buy a laptop so he could play Fortnite during his daily lung therapy — but he also likes the idea of doing what he can to help other kids with cystic fibrosis.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Easton Walker is a 17-month-old charmer. With a flop of red hair and pale blue eyes, the toddler smiles at just about everyone he meets.
But behind the playful smile is a debilitating disease. A feeding tube, as well as a port catheter (or port for short), for weekly infusions, are hidden underneath Easton's sky blue T-shirt.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis hospital system says it will halt clinical trials that seek consent from patients after treatment.
Hennepin Healthcare announced the move Tuesday, a day after it suspended a study on the use of the sedative ketamine on agitated people treated by paramedics.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin Healthcare is suspending a clinical trial of the sedative ketamine in emergency situations following criticism that its hospital, Hennepin County Medical Center, enrolled patients in the study without their knowledge.
HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii Cancer Center is the leader in a groundbreaking national study that found that early-stage breast cancer patients with the most common form of the disease do not benefit from chemotherapy.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A nonprofit that builds prosthetic arms made by 3-D printing for children at the University of Central Florida is collaborating with an Oregon medical school to conduct clinical trials on the arms.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska law will give terminally ill patients the opportunity to attempt treatments that have not yet received approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration, but some doubt the change will make much difference.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Phyllis Peterson has spent her life helping others.
The 83-year-old had a career as a certified nursing assistant. She raised four children. And when she learned her ovarian cancer had returned, she opted for a clinical trial rather than another round of chemotherapy.
"My mother wants to help other people," said Peterson's daughter, Wanda Walker. "If it can help younger women to not be poisoned with heavy chemo, then that's what she wants her legacy to be."
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They're selling well.
"The 'Up and Moving' is for joints and for pain," he explains. "The 'Calm and Quiet' is for real anxious dogs, to take away that anxiety."
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking subjects for an Alzheimer's disease study.
The study will be headed by Dr. Daniel Murman, a professor in the medical school's Department of Neurological Sciences.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has determined a scientist at the school violated internal and government rules in genital herpes vaccine research.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico and the New Mexico VA Health Care System will use a $3.1 million federal grant to study a new approach to use electrical stimulation as therapy for mild traumatic brain injuries.
The university's announcement Thursday of the Defense Department's grant says clinical trials with veterans and military service members will begin this winter.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas Cancer Center will be one of 16 sites nationwide approved to offer a new immunotherapy that made national headlines last week as the second commercially available treatment that uses genetic engineering to target and kill cancer cells.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The CEO of the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center says Sen. John McCain could have his brain cancer treated through clinical trials there if the Arizona Republican's treatment isn't effective.
The Albuquerque Journal reports CEO Dr. Cheryl Willman told an Albuquerque business group Wednesday about the possibility of McCain receiving treatments at the facility.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials have welcomed a clinical research company that moved its headquarters to northern Kentucky in a $36.4 million project, creating up to 500 jobs.
CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services relocated its headquarters from Blue Ash, Ohio, to Covington, Kentucky.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A health care system based in Kansas City, Missouri, has signed an agreement with Washington University in St. Louis to give patients access to clinical trials through the school's National Cancer Institute-supported research.
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