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October 17

Progressive scarring of lungs leaves patients short of breath
British research focused on the role of enzymes in bacteria
Top-line results released in NIH-funded comparison of effectiveness
Studies will prepare vaccine candidate for clinical trials

October 16

New data support efficacy of chimeric antigen receptor therapy
Longer period might be needed to prevent virus spread, expert says
Medications and nonpharmacologic recommendations graded

October 15

Replaceable device allows urination without catheterization
Novel antipsychotic and improved rescue therapy take center stage by 2023
Additional exposures were expected, agency says

October 14

Soliris takes the prize at nearly $537,000 per year
Modified sulfonylurea stimulates insulin release
Drug’s effect on weight change, sexual function similar to that of placebo
Approval decision expected in April 2015

October 13

Drug’s effect on weight change, sexual function similar to that of placebo

October 13

Health care worker is first to develop disease in U.S.
Harvard discovery could help prevent clotting and infections
Certain patients with genotype-1 infections need just 8 weeks of treatment
Living-cell bioformulation fails to provide significant improvement

October 12

Health care worker is first to develop disease in U.S.
Harvard discovery could help prevent clotting and infections
Living-cell bioformulation fails to provide significant improvement

October 10

Array of genetic defects thwart targeted treatments
Author identifies financial constraints on antibiotic research

October 8

Oral nucleotide analog demonstrates antiviral activity
Symptoms and severity of the illness are frightening, expert admits

October 7

Potential treatment covers all five viral species
Switching of currently treated patients is likely to be limited
Dopamine antagonist reduces post-op nausea & vomiting
Authors find over-use of broad-spectrum agents

October 6

Liberian man in Texas still in critical condition
Method could serve as biomarker in early diagnosis, authors say
Authors look at ethnically and linguistically diverse populations

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Cangrelor Versus Clopidogrel in Intraprocedural Stent Thrombosis (IPST): CHAMPION PHOENIX

Philippe Genereux, MD, of the Angiographic Core Laboratory, Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York, NY, says that cangrelor was associated with significant reductions in the key endpoints of stent thrombosis and IPST when compared with clopidogrel.

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