Hemispherx Biopharma today announced that its Phase 1/2 clinical trial at the University of Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic is now being expanded based on an analysis of safety results to date conducted by both the Food and Drug Administration and a Data Monitoring Committee, the latter group comprised of a team of independent clinical, basic research, and statistical professionals.
Hong Kong reported its second human case of H7N9 bird flu just days after the first, raising fears that the virus is spreading beyond mainland China. The Health Department said late Friday that an 80-year-old man being treated for a chronic illness in the hospital was found to have the bird flu strain.
Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
Princeton University has announced that a vaccination program with Novartis meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) vaccine, Bexsero (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]), began today following a campus outbreak that has affected at least eight students.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer. A few patients with one type of leukemia were given this...
U.S. health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug to treat an unusual condition that causes painful, curved erections in men. The agency said it approved the biotech drug Xiaflex to treat Peyronie's disease, which causes an abnormal bend in the penis during erection.
The companies said patients who took Breo Ellipta had a bigger improvement in lung function than patients who took the drug Flonase, which contains one of Breo Ellipta's two main components.
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Americans with chronic illnesses — who are expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the health law—face widely varying out-of-pocket drug costs that could be obscured on the new insurance exchanges.
A new outpatient procedure offers relief in cases where drugs have failed those who suffer from migraines.
There's more evidence that U.S. births may be leveling off after years of decline. The number of babies born last year only slipped a little, and preliminary government figures released Friday indicate that trend continued through the first six months of this year.
U.S. claims that dozens of Russian diplomats and their spouses cheated to get health care aid meant for the poor drew a sharp rebuke Thursday from a top Russian official who blamed the criminal case on "Russophobic forces" interested in scuttling progress toward Russia-U.S. cooperation in confronting world conflicts.
The European Medicines Agency has started an in-depth review of the benefits and risks of the leukemia medicine Iclusig, particularly the risk of blood clots or blockages in the arteries or veins that is associated with the medicine.