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By On December 12th, 2014

New Study Shows Progesterone May Not Be Effective Against Severe TBI

Despite promising preliminary research, a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicates progesterone provides no improvement in clinical outcome for severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. “This trial, referred to as SYNAPSE, reports on a large prospective randomized clinical trial that investigated the effects of progesterone administered to severe TBI patients,” said…

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By On December 11th, 2014

Progesterone Fails in Phase III Trial

Progesterone has joined the long list of failed agents which have been tested to determine if they could mitigate the effects of brain injury. Dr. Donald Stein and his team at Emory University have worked for many years on the study in Phase I and Phase II trials, only to experience failure in the Phase…

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