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WHO study finds Remdesivir and other repurposed drugs ineffective in COVID-19

3 days ago   |   By News Medical

A large-scale randomized trial has recently been conducted by the World Health Organization to evaluate the efficacy of four repurposed antiviral medicines, including Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir, and Interferon, currently used to treat hospitalized coronavirus disease 2019 patients.
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Return to college classes tied to a 9 percent increase in COVID-19 cases, study finds

3 days ago   |   By News Medical

Since a vast majority of colleges and universities in the country are bringing students back for in-person instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers from the University of Georgia wanted to determine the effect of this return to campus on the viral case growth in countries with a significant college student population, compared to non-college countries.
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FDA approves Gilead's remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients

FDA approves Gilead's remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients

On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration announced it had given full approved the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for patients infected with the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

First DEATH reported in AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine trial, but human...

First DEATH reported in AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine trial, but human experimentation will continue anyway

The hasty, unethical covid-19 vaccine trials have produced their first human casualty. Brazilian authorities confirmed the first death in AstraZeneca's covid-19 vaccine trial... Read more ...

Can ID Clinics Be Medical Home for Opioid Abusers?

Can ID Clinics Be Medical Home for Opioid Abusers?

Infectious disease clinics see many patients whose illnesses developed as a result of injection drug use. Now a program in Kentucky is expanding ID clinics' role for these... Read more ...

Some Adults Have Shown Symptoms Of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome - What...

Some Adults Have Shown Symptoms Of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome - What You Need To Know

By now, most of us have heard of MIS-C, the multisystem inflammatory syndrome that affects children who either have an active COVID-19 infection or had a COVID-19 infection a... Read more ...

COVID-19 Plus Cancer Proves Deadly

COVID-19 Plus Cancer Proves Deadly

Patients with cancer and COVID-19 have a higher risk of severe disease and mortality, researchers reported. Of 89 cancer patients admitted to the intensive care unit due to... Read more ...

Coffee, Green Tea May Help Against Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee, Green Tea May Help Against Type 2 Diabetes

The study found that having four or more cups of green tea along with two cups of coffee daily was linked to a 63% lower risk of death during the average five-year follow-up. Read more ...

Fauci: Masks, Social Distancing Likely Until 2022

Fauci: Masks, Social Distancing Likely Until 2022

Coronavirus vaccines - once approved and distributed widely to the public - won't be a “knockout punch” that eradicates the virus, he said Read more ...

Half of Americans Know Someone Impacted by COVID

Half of Americans Know Someone Impacted by COVID

The national survey was conducted by The Harris Poll between Oct. 8 and 12. It found that 55% of U.S. adults now say they know someone in their immediate or extended network of... Read more ...

Birthing Balls Can Help Alleviate Pregnancy Aches And Pains - And These Are...

Birthing Balls Can Help Alleviate Pregnancy Aches And Pains - And These Are The Best Ones

Birthing balls may seem like one of those pregnancy essentials people tell you that you need (like. nipple cream , maternity swimsuits , and maternity leggings ), but don't... Read more ...

Higher Donor BMI Tied to Improved Lung Transplant Survival

Higher Donor BMI Tied to Improved Lung Transplant Survival

Lung transplant patients who received a lung from obese donors had a 15-20% reduction in mortality at 1 year in one of the first studies to examine the impact of donor body... Read more ...