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Results for 13 June 2018

Feature | June 13, 2018

Casting a wider net for big data benefits

Embracing big data promises to expand the knowledge brought by clinical trials and lead to safer therapies

Research Highlight | June 13, 2018

Growth factor restores scarred vocal cords

A first-in-human clinical trial demonstrates the safety and efficacy of growth factor-based therapy for vocal fold scarring

Results for 2 May 2018

Research Highlight | May 2, 2018

Surgery brings on the smooth talk

A Japanese surgical procedure gives patients their voices back

Results for 19 April 2018

Feature | April 19, 2018

Launching a wealth of medical knowledge

An authoritative source of medical information for almost 120 years, the MSD manuals are now freely available online in Japanese

Results for 7 March 2018

Feature | March 7, 2018

Living well to a hundred and beyond

The public were given a preview of therapies that promise to preserve the quality of life of people well into old age

Feature | March 7, 2018

The harmony of standardized data

Translational and clinical research is hampered by the ‘dissonant notes’ of poor efficacy systems and a lack of data standards, claim researchers and policymakers. Fixing these problems can save lives.

Results for 14 December 2017

Infographic | December 14, 2017

Repairing the neural highway

Results for 30 November 2017

Research Highlight | November 30, 2017

Preventing stroke in Asian populations

A common cholesterol drug could help prevent certain types of strokes in Asian people

Results for 29 November 2017

Research Highlight | November 29, 2017

Repurposed drug could help clear toxic plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

Boosting the flow of blood to the brain could slow cognitive decline in patients.

Results for 26 October 2017

Research Highlight | October 26, 2017

A better view for healing hearts

An infrared imaging technique effectively facilitates stent insertion into blocked heart vessels

Feature | October 26, 2017

Stem cell therapies demonstrating their potential

CD34 positive stem cells could be used to treat a wide range of medical conditions

Infographic | October 26, 2017

Closing the gap

Results for 23 August 2017

Infographic | August 23, 2017

Saving life and limb

Results for 5 July 2017

Research Highlight | July 5, 2017

Saving limbs by growing new blood vessels

Stem cell therapy offers hope of rescuing blood-starved limbs

Results for 4 July 2017

Research Highlight | July 4, 2017

A bit of cheek restores sight

Cells transplanted from inside the mouth could restore sight in people blinded by disease, but practical challenges may hamper therapy delivery

Research Highlight | July 4, 2017

Regenerative fix is music to the ears

A growth factor helps repair ruptured eardrums without invasive surgery

Research Highlight | July 4, 2017

Stem cell therapy could help fractures heal better faster

A stem cell treatment offers a faster and less invasive way to fix fractured bones that have failed to heal

Research Highlight | July 4, 2017

A stem cell fix for spinal injury

Stem cells derived from bone marrow could help people with damaged spinal cords to recover

Feature | July 4, 2017

Clinical trials on trial

Poor standards in clinical trials waste time and money, and cost lives. Global cooperation is the only way to raise the bar.

Feature | July 4, 2017

From lab to clinic

TRI director Masanori Fukushima says considering disease mechanisms are the key to providing medicines to ease the journey into old age

Results for 21 June 2017

Infographic | June 21, 2017

Marching to a new beat

Results for 19 April 2017

Infographic | April 19, 2017

Let there be sight