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Quest for personalized medicine hits a snag

Written by | 18 Jan 2024

The quest for personalized medicine, a medical approach in which practitioners use a patient’s unique genetic profile to tailor individual treatment, has emerged as a critical goal in […]

Clinical trial demonstrates benefits of solriamfetol for adults with ADHD

Written by | 12 Oct 2023

Although several medications are approved to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), some individuals experience limited benefits from the drugs or develop side effects from their use. A recent clinical […]

Obesity experts spotlight safety gap in clinical trials and drug labeling for people with obesity

Written by | 12 Sep 2023

A new opinion piece published in Health Affairs Forefront raises questions around current approaches to assess drug safety and effectiveness in people with obesity. The article sheds light on how […]

Clinical trial shows wrist device significantly reduces tics in Tourette syndrome

Written by | 14 Mar 2023

The results of the clinical trial of a new wrist device designed to help control the symptoms of Tourette syndrome have shown it significantly reduces the severity and […]

Individualized eating program helps dieters lose weight, keep it off

Written by | 18 Jul 2022

An individualized diet program that empowers users to create their own plan based on targeted levels of protein and fiber shows promise at helping people lose extra pounds […]

Clinical trial reveals new treatment option for COVID-19

Written by | 16 Mar 2022

A clinical trial conducted by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and Beaumont Hospital Dublin has indicated an effective treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients. […]

New EU guidance on registry-based studies

Written by | 13 Nov 2021

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published new guidance on generating evidence from patient registries. The publication aims to increase the quality of research using the wealth of […]

Patients don’t need to be deceived to receive benefit from treatment with placebo

Written by | 10 Apr 2021

In a randomized clinical trial published in the journal PAIN, researchers found participants with moderate to severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who were knowingly treated with a pharmacologically inactive […]

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