A single, oral dose of antimalarial DSM265 has cleared seven volunteers of a Plasmodium falciparum infection, according to the trial from the Medicines for Malaria Venture.
Browsing: Clinical Trial
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including Priority Review for two antibacterial agents from Merck (NJ, USA), a clinical trial for a new malaria drug and the launch of omadacycline in the USA.
Some of the challenges with mass ivermectin administration could be addressed with new drugs or drug combinations with higher effect for the parasite – leading us to ask, what new treatments are currently in the clinical pipeline?
A first for clinical trials in the US as researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine get US FDA approval to use intravenously-administered bacteriophage therapy in hopes of combatting resistant bacteria.
A new trial has begun in the Democratic Republic of Congo, aiming to collect robust data on the safety and efficacy of investigational Ebola therapeutics.
Concurrent major US and Canadian clinical trials prove probiotics to be ineffective in combatting gastroenteritis in children.
A Phase II, muti-center, randomized, open-label trial has reported that a novel oral antibiotic, zoliflodacin, is effective in the treatment of uncomplicated urogenital gonorrhea.
New data analysis of three clinical trials has suggested that a precision medicine approach could allow some pulmonary TB patients to have significantly shorter treatment periods.
A Phase II trial has demonstrated that a new investigational antibiotic, cefiderocol, is as effective as the current standard-of-care for treating complicated UTIs caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria.
Roche has announced the FDA approval of Xofluza™, the first and only single-dose oral medicine approved to treat flu.