This Week in Research - Volume 3

Over half of approved cancer drugs from 2009-2013 show no benefits for survival or wellbeing. 

Why you should get a flu shot - even if it won't keep you from getting the flu.

Obesity rates continue to rise.

Psilocybin to treat depression?

The Chinese government has agreed to accept data from clinical trials conducted outside China for the approval of new drugs.

This Week in Research - Volume 2

Hello and welcome back.  Here's what's been happening in the world of research in the last week:

Researchers discover a potential link between onset of blood pressure in mid-life and a risk of developing dementia later in life. 

A "universal" flu vaccine is preparing for phase 2 trials.

NIH's revised definition of "clinical trial" may make autism research more difficult to perform.

A rise in blood pressure during pregnancy linked to childhood obesity.

FDA approves the first glucose monitor that doesn't require a finger stick.

 

This Week in Research - Volume 1

Welcome to our inaugural edition of This Week in Research.  We'll bring you the most interesting news in clinical research weekly.  Enjoy.

Yet another promising Alzheimer's drug has failed phase 3 trials.

Trump's proposed immigration policy may slow the conduct of clinical trials.

Minorities are sorely underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

Research suggests binge-watching TV can increase your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and diabetes

Microsoft is using AI to help aid medical research.