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Ebola Drug Trial Terminated
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 23, 2015
Early analysis of TKM-Ebola-Guinea offers discouraging results, causing sponsors to end the Phase 2 trial.
Ebola Vax Trial Update
Jef Akst | Mar 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.
Jef Akst | Jan 26, 2015
Vaccine trial to start in Liberia as early as next week; trial for experimental therapy also planned, but production is still limited
NIH To Speed Ebola Vax Trials
Jef Akst | Sep 2, 2014
The ongoing Ebola outbreak has prompted the National Institutes of Health to accelerate human trials of multiple Ebola vaccines, starting this week.
Ovarian Cancer Screen Shows Promise
Chris Palmer | Aug 27, 2013
A blood test for the protein CA-125, coupled with a vaginal ultrasound, can help detect the difficult-to-spot cancer.
Stem Cell Trial Nearly Approved
Jef Akst | Feb 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.
Eye Trials Give Hope for Stem Cells
Hannah Waters | Jan 24, 2012
Preliminary data from human embryonic stem cell trials for two degenerative eye disorders are promising, but challenges remain for more complex tissues.