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FDA Issues Action Plan for Rare Neuro Diseases

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The Food and Drug Administration published its blueprint to encourage new treatments for rare neurodegenerative disorders, including ALS. . . . → Read More: FDA Issues Action Plan for Rare Neuro Diseases

Walgreens to Aid Recruitment for Clinical Trials

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A retail drugstore chain is offering its store locations and online facilities to help recruit a more diverse patient population for clinical trials. . . . → Read More: Walgreens to Aid Recruitment for Clinical Trials

Trial Set for Ingested Colon Cancer Detection Capsule

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A clinical trial is set to begin assessing an electronic capsule designed to detect and transmit images from the gut to detect early cancer-causing polyps. . . . → Read More: Trial Set for Ingested Colon Cancer Detection Capsule

Trial Set for Gut Infection Biologic Treatment

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A developer of biologic therapies for gastrointestinal disorders says FDA cleared its request for a clinical trial testing its treatment for C. difficile. . . . → Read More: Trial Set for Gut Infection Biologic Treatment

Trial Set for Respiratory Disease Nasal Spray Vaccine

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A clinical trial is about to begin enrolling participants to test a vaccine given as a nasal spray protecting against respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. . . . → Read More: Trial Set for Respiratory Disease Nasal Spray Vaccine

CBD Tablet Shown to Reduce Post-Operative Pain

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Findings from a clinical trial show a rapidly disintegrating cannabidiol tablet reduces pain with few adverse effects in patients having shoulder surgery. . . . → Read More: CBD Tablet Shown to Reduce Post-Operative Pain

Precision Meds Continue Gaining FDA Approvals

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Food and Drug Administration approved 17 new medications in 2021 addressing genetic targets, according to data from a precision medicine advocacy group. . . . → Read More: Precision Meds Continue Gaining FDA Approvals

Infographic – Simulated Clinical Trials Gain Traction

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In 2021, 15 simulated or in silico trials, as they’re called, were underway, a rapid jump in this technique from the two trials reported 2018. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Simulated Clinical Trials Gain Traction

Trial Begins for Advanced Covid-19 Disease Anti-Viral

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A late-stage clinical trial is underway testing an oral anti-viral drug to treat moderate to severe cases of Covid-19 infections. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins for Advanced Covid-19 Disease Anti-Viral

FDA Issues Guidance for Non-Opioid Acute Pain Relief

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The Food and Drug Administration released for comment review processes for new non-opioid drugs to relieve acute or temporary pain episodes. . . . → Read More: FDA Issues Guidance for Non-Opioid Acute Pain Relief