Clinical Trials News
Viewers help Talia Duff raise money for rare progressive disease clinical trial
Donations poured in after Talia's story was aired, raising the total to $124,000.
Sixth-graders create video to help classmate reach $1M goal for medical research
From selling shoelaces to lemonade stands and bake sales, the community of Ipswich, Massachusetts, has been rallying hard to raise $1 million by the end of 2017 for sixth-grader Talia Duff. Talia has Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy type 4J (CMT4J), a rare, genetic disease that weakens the muscles.
Apple and Chesapeake Energy rise; Spark Therapeutics sinks
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: Bluebird Bio Inc., up $30.65 to $201.80 Bluebird and Celgene reported positive results from an early clinical trial of a multiple myeloma treatment. Apple Inc., up $3.30 to $172.67 The website Apple Insider said the company is delivering new
Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets
Some pet owners are turning to oils and powders that contain a non-psychoactive component of marijuana to treat everything from anxiety to epilepsy in their pets
Scientists call on US to allow research on pot meds for pets
A push is underway to have the U.S. government remove barriers to clinical trials of marijuana to see how effective it is in treating ailments in both pets and people, and one university in Colorado is already testing dogs with arthritis and epilepsy
Doctors: Over a year to see if uterus transplant successful
Doctors in Texas say it took well over a year to determine if a woman who received a womb transplant would become the first in the U.S. to give birth
First American baby born to a mother who received transplanted uterus
The doctors who performed the transplant and oversaw the birth opened up about the medical milestone.
4-year-old with inoperable brain tumor receives hundreds of books for 'Lena's Library'
When a New Jersey family found out their 4-year-old daughter had brain cancer with months to live, they channeled her strength and found a unique way to bring her happiness during her difficult battle: they asked for donations of books for "Lena's library." "Lena's strength inspires me to be
Doctors replace boy’s skin using breakthrough gene therapy, stem cells
In a breakthrough treatment, researchers at a burn unit in Germany found a way to replace 80 percent of a boy’s skin using a combination of gene therapy and stem cells . The grafted skin attached to his body has continued to replace itself, even months later. The patient –- a boy who was 7 years
How the Ice Bucket Challenge may have helped save future ALS patients: Part 2
Pete Frates helped raise $220 million for ALS research, knowing he might not live long enough to reap the benefits of new advancements.