Tag Archives: trial

ESC: Eli Lilly, Boehringer’s Jardiance cuts CV events by 25% in Farxiga-matching heart failure trial

AstraZeneca put the rest of the SGLT2 inhibitor class on notice when its Farxiga scored an FDA heart failure nod in patients with or without diabetes. One of its competitors, Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Jardiance, is fast on Farxiga’s heels, though, and it’s ready to bring its pivotal trial win in front of physicians.  Jardiance, added… Read More »

Coronavirus vaccines: ‘Encouraging’ early data for some, a trial delay for another and more research ahead

According to the World Health Organization, there are 18 candidate vaccines in clinical evaluation globally. Researchers at University of Oxford said this week they have vaccinated 8,000 people in the UK as part of a Phase 3 trial. Yet there are still major hurdles to jump and more work to be done. No vaccines have… Read More »

Viewpoints: Capitalism’s Cruel Cravings Fuel Vaping, Opioid Epidemics; Biogen Just Ditched Its Alzheimer’s Trial Participants By Pulling The Plug The First Time

Editorial writers focus on these health topics and others. Stat: Vaping And Prescription Opioids: Limbic Capitalism In Action  Have you ever written something and sent it off, only to encounter a perfect example of what you wanted to say? That happened to me. I had just finished a new book on addiction when the vaping… Read More »