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JAK Inhibitor Misses Endpoint in Safety Study. Now What?

JAK Inhibitor Misses Endpoint in Safety Study. Now What?

1 hour ago   |   MedPageToday

Pfizer announced results Wednesday from its FDA-mandated postmarketing safety study of tofacitinib , and they don't bode well for the drug and possibly others in its...
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Fighting cancer from a chair

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

Cisplatin has been used to treat cancer since the 1970s. Since then, many other platinum-containing cytostatic drugs have been developed, such as triplatinNC, a highly charged...
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Phosphate-lowering drug may increase blood pressure in patients with CKD

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Phosphate binder lanthanum carbonate increased systolic blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease, leading researchers to suggest the drug “may reduce...
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Highly specific synaptic plasticity in addiction

2 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Addiction, or substance use disorder , is a complex neurological condition that includes drug-seeking behavior among other cognitive, emotional and behavioral features...
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Oklahoma seeking to return $2M worth of anti-malaria drug

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

Oklahoma is attempting to return $2 million worth of an anti-malaria drug once touted by former President Donald Trump as an effective treatment for the coronavirus
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Studies Extend Hopes for Antibody Drugs Against COVID-19

6 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

New results extend hopes for drugs that supply antibodies to fight COVID-19, suggesting they can help keep patients out of the hospital and possibly prevent illness in some...
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Remdesivir, given to half of hospitalized covid patients in U.S., is big win for Gilead - boosted by taxpayers

7 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

It was the end of April - just as the U.S. confirmed its millionth covid-19 case and 50,000 deaths - when White House adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci announced "highly significant...
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Could spironolactone treat COVID-19-related pneumonia and pulmonary fibrosis?

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers have described the potential of the drug spironolactone, a potassium-sparing diuretic, and anti-androgen, in preventing or alleviating the severity of COVID-19...
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UK panel backs filgotinib for RA despite FDA rejection

9 hours ago   |   Healio

Undeterred by the FDA's rejection of filgotinib over testicular toxicity concerns, the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has endorsed its...
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With All Eyes on Covid-19, Drug-Resistant Infections Crept In

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

The spread of other dangerous germs is surging - a result, in part, of the chaotic response to the pandemic.
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Worse COVID Illness, Stronger Immunity After?

Worse COVID Illness, Stronger Immunity After?

People who've recovered from severe COVID-19 may have stronger long-term immune protection from reinfection than those with milder illness, researchers report. Read more ...

Fauci Virus: Shocking new evidence proves covid-19 began with Dr. Anthony...

Fauci Virus: Shocking new evidence proves covid-19 began with Dr. Anthony Fauci and NIAID

An investigation into the origin of covid-19 has uncovered a final trail of evidence that directly links Dr. Anthony Fauci and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious... Read more ...

This 25-Minute Treadmill Workout Is Expert-Approved to Help You Lose Weight

This 25-Minute Treadmill Workout Is Expert-Approved to Help You Lose Weight

Not to get super old-school on you, but we all know that fitness trends come and go. One thing that never goes out of style? Treadmill workouts. They're just too darn versatile... Read more ...

United Airlines CEO wants to force his employees to get the coronavirus vaccine

United Airlines CEO wants to force his employees to get the coronavirus vaccine

The CEO of United Airlines strongly considers making it mandatory for all of his 60,000 employees to get the Wuhan coronavirus vaccine. United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby made... Read more ...

Moderna Covid-19 Vax Works Against New Variants

Moderna Covid-19 Vax Works Against New Variants

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine neutralized titers against all key emerging variants tested, including B.1.1.7 and B.1.351, first identified in the UK and South Africa. Read more ...

Miscommunication Hampers Covid-19 Vax in Southern U.S States

Miscommunication Hampers Covid-19 Vax in Southern U.S States

Texans need to have a better understanding of the time it will take for everyone to be vaccinated in order to reduce lines, confusion and frustration. Read more ...

Moderna confirms it is in talks to supply U.S. with an additional 100...

Moderna confirms it is in talks to supply U.S. with an additional 100 million doses of its vaccine 

With the 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses already purchased last year, this would bring the federal's government's confirmed order with Moderna to 300 million doses Read more ...

Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

Wales' chief medical officer Dr Frank Atherton said he had 'learnt a lot' from local lockdowns which were first introduced last September Read more ...

Low COVID Risk in K-12; Fauci as 'Skunk at the Picnic'; A Less Pleasant Test?

Low COVID Risk in K-12; Fauci as 'Skunk at the Picnic'; A Less Pleasant Test?

Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission among students attending in-person K-12 school was relatively low with masking... Read more ...

Covid-19 Warnings First Posted on Twitter Even Before Outbreak

Covid-19 Warnings First Posted on Twitter Even Before Outbreak

Covid-19 researchers identified tracks of increasing concern about pneumonia cases on posts published on Twitter in seven countries, between the end of 2019 and the beginning... Read more ...