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Ebola Drug Trial Terminated

By Amanda B. Keener | June 23, 2015

Early analysis of TKM-Ebola-Guinea offers discouraging results, causing sponsors to end the Phase 2 trial.

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Ebola Vax Trial Update

By Jef Akst | March 26, 2015

A novel Ebola vaccine being tested in China is safe and provokes a notable immune response in people, according to a Phase 1 trial.

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Ebola Update

By Jef Akst | January 26, 2015

Vaccine trial to start in Liberia as early as next week; trial for experimental therapy also planned, but production is still limited

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NIH To Speed Ebola Vax Trials

By Jef Akst | September 2, 2014

The ongoing Ebola outbreak has prompted the National Institutes of Health to accelerate human trials of multiple Ebola vaccines, starting this week.

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Ovarian Cancer Screen Shows Promise

By Chris Palmer | August 27, 2013

A blood test for the protein CA-125, coupled with a vaginal ultrasound, can help detect the difficult-to-spot cancer.

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Stem Cell Trial Nearly Approved

By Jef Akst | February 15, 2013

The first human trial of a treatment using induced pluripotent stem cells has received conditional approval from an institutional review board in Japan.

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Eye Trials Give Hope for Stem Cells

By Hannah Waters | January 24, 2012

Preliminary data from human embryonic stem cell trials for two degenerative eye disorders are promising, but challenges remain for more complex tissues.

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