Dr.Shruti Bhat, Leader Pharmaceutical R&D and Expert in hiTech formulation development for over 35 different therapeutic class of drugs moeities, brings to you some highlights from current pharma and clinical research news, views and data.
Presented below are updates in Pharmaceutical and clinical research-
Researchers Develop Vaccine That Prevents Breast Cancer From Developing In Mice.
BBC News reported that "American scientists say they have developed a vaccine which has prevented breast cancer from developing in mice," according to a paper published ...
Linaclotide Found To Relieve Chronic Constipation In Phase III Trials.
MedPage Today reported that linaclotide, an "investigational drug to relieve chronic constipation was effective and caused no unexpected ...
Pfizer Halts Late-Stage Clinical Study Of Sutent For Liver Cancer.
The AP reported that Pfizer, Inc. announced that it had "stopped a late-stage clinical study of its drug Sutent [sunitinib] as a treatment for" hepatocellular ...
Program May Help Physicians Improve Prescribing Practices For Patients With Hypertension.
HealthDay reported that, "after taking part in a face-to-face program designed to review current research and guidelines, doctors made small improvements in the way they prescribed medicine for patients with high blood pressure," according to a study ...
Study Suggests Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Vaccine Is Safe, Has Few Side Effects.
The newly approved therapeutic prostate cancer vaccine, Provenge, is safe and has few side effects, according to a study scheduled to be presented at ...
Blood-Sugar Meter That Connects With Gaming Systems May Help Children With Diabetes.
The Washington Post reported that the FDA "recently approved Bayer HealthCare's Didget, a blood-sugar meter that can connect with the Nintendo DS and ...
Rosuvastatin May Reduce Blood Lipid Linked To Coronary Artery Disease.
MedPage Today reported, "In a study that specifically scrutinized the effects of statin therapy on triglycerides, researchers said that rosuvastatin (Crestor) significantly reduced ...
Higher Lipitor Dose May Lower Heart Attack, Stroke Risk For Some Patients.
The AP reported, "A reanalysis of research data found a high dose of popular cholesterol pill Lipitor [atorvastatin calcium] lowers risk of heart attack and stroke in ....
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