Clinical trial

World's largest ever aspirin anti-cancer trial launches in UK

The study's aim is to establish whether taking aspirin every day for five years can stop or delay cancers that have been caught and treated at an early stage from coming back.

Oct 23, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

Clinical trial for autism treatment launched in US

US researchers have launched the first clinical trial to test whether a century-old drug used for African sleeping sickness may help treat children with autism.

Jun 11, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Clinical trial registration to be available online from Apr 24

 In a first such initiative, the Environment Ministry will launch an online registration facility for institutions carrying out clinical trials on animals on April 24 to mark 'World Day for Animals in Laboratory'.

Apr 12, 2015, 09:41 AM IST

`Ebola vaccine trial halted temporarily after joint pains`

A clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine developed by Merck and NewLink has been halted temporarily as a precautionary measure after four patients complained of joint pains, the University of Geneva Hospital said on Thursday.

Dec 12, 2014, 01:15 AM IST

GVK Bio offers to re-do studies after EU ruling

Pharmaceutical research company GVK Biosciences has offered to re-do studies at its own cost after the European Union suspended marketing approval of some generic drugs due to alleged manipulation of data related to clinical trials.

Dec 08, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer

A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer.

Sep 15, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

Ebola vaccine to trial next month, may be ready by 2015: UN

Clinical trials of a preventative vaccine for the Ebola virus made by British pharma company GlaxoSmithKline may begin next month and made available by 2015, the World Health Organisation said on Saturday.

Aug 10, 2014, 01:23 AM IST

New degradable surgical implant set to revolutionise surgery

A team of scientists has created a degradable implant which according to them has a lot of potential to improve surgical success rates.

Jan 03, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

New `promising` malaria vaccine developed

A novel new malaria vaccine has been developed by Oxford scientists and has shown promising results in the first clinical trial.

Dec 01, 2013, 19:16 PM IST

British scientists to begin trial of potential HIV cure

Scientists from five leading British universities will begin a ground-breaking clinical trial next year to test a possible cure for HIV.

Nov 28, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Clinical trial must be done for our benefit & not for MNCs: SC

Clinical trials in the country must be for the help of people here and must not be allowed for the benefits of multinational companies, the Supreme Court Monday said while holding that norms formulated by the Centre are "deficient" to protect the rights of the subjects.

Oct 21, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

No clinical trial of untested drugs in absence of mechanism: SC

No clinical trials should be allowed for new drugs till a mechanism is put in place to monitor them and to protect the lives of people on which drugs are tested, the Supreme Court today said.

Sep 30, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

No clinical trial of untested drugs in absence of mechanism: SC

No clinical trials should be allowed for new drugs till a mechanism is put in place to monitor them and to protect the lives of people on which drugs are tested, the Supreme Court on Monday said.

Sep 30, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

NHRC seeks Health Ministry views on clinical trial guidelines

The National Human Rights Commission has written to Union Health Ministry seeking their views on draft guidelines on clinical trials including compensation and risks involved.

Aug 20, 2013, 23:47 PM IST

Phase 2 clinical trial for type 1 diabetes drug yields positive results

Researchers have reported positive results from a phase 2 clinical trial for a drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages.

Aug 08, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

Schizophrenia symptoms eliminated in animal model

Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists have shown in mice models.

May 23, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

Phase I clinical trial for H5N1 vaccine yields positive results

Infectious Disease Research Institute and Medicago Inc. have reported positive interim results from a Phase I clinical trial for an H5N1 Avian Influenza VLP vaccine candidate.

Apr 18, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Glenmark enters phase II trial for new drug molecule

Drug maker Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today said it has entered the phase II clinical trials for its new drug molecule aimed at treating ulcerative colitis.

Sep 13, 2012, 17:53 PM IST

Clinical trial process to be further streamlined: Govt

Procedures for clinical trials in India will be further streamlined and a panel of experts set up to analyse the cause of injury or death and to recommend quantum of compensation to victims, the Government today said.

Aug 30, 2012, 18:49 PM IST

211 deaths during clinical trials this year

With 11 deaths reported every week during clinical trials in the last three years, government today said there have been 211 such deaths this year till June.

Aug 17, 2012, 19:39 PM IST