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Newer drug associated with significantly reduced rates of pulmonary complications

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

The tragic COVID-19 pandemic is creating new awareness regarding the importance of breathing problems, pneumonia and ventilators.
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A New York Doctor Who Died After Fever and Cough Was Never Tested for Coronavirus, Highlighting the Limits of the Official Toll

4 hours ago   |   Time

As the coronavirus bore down on New York, Dr. Doug Bass' family begged him to work from home. He refused, pointing to his patients at Phoenix House, a drug and alcohol...
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Study reveals that shrimp contain a cocktail of drugs and pesticides

Study reveals that shrimp contain a cocktail of drugs and pesticides

5 hours ago   |   Natural News

Picture this: A delicious bowl of shrimp, smothered in garlic butter, resting delicately on a bed of steaming white rice. Sound good? You bet! Now, picture that same shrimp...
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Potential harms associated with some drugs used for treating COVID-19 patients

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are being used to treat and prevent COVID-19 despite weak evidence for effectiveness, and physicians and patients should be...
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Ebola drug now being tested against COVID-19

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

As the coronavirus pandemic claims lives and overwhelms health care systems throughout the world, scientists are closely watching several late-stage trials of the antiviral...
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Despite FDA pronouncements, industry coalition action the coronavirus claims warning letters keep coming

Despite FDA pronouncements, industry coalition action the coronavirus claims warning letters keep coming

5 hours ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an additional six warning letters in recent days on coronavirus claims. The letters coincide with an industry coalition raising a...
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Open Science Drug Discovery Partnership, READDI, Aims to Invest $125 Million to Prevent Future Pandemics

7 hours ago   |   UNC Healthcare

The Rapidly Emerging Antiviral Drug Development Initiative involves researchers from the UNC School of Medicine, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and the UNC Gillings...
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CDC pulls confusing dosing guidance for malaria drug that Trump praised for treating coronavirus

CDC pulls confusing dosing guidance for malaria drug that Trump praised for treating coronavirus

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The CDC's website originally referenced anecdotal reports that the drugs may help treat coronavirus patients. Now the website states no drugs are approved to prevent or treat...
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Additional mushrooms recalled in relation to outbreak of Listeria

8 hours ago   |   Food Safety

The FDA now warns against a third brand of imported enoki mushrooms under recall because of links to a Listeria outbreak that has sickened dozens. “Consumers should not eat and...
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More Coronavirus Vaccine Efforts Move Toward Human Trials

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Just three months after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, several biotech companies have shown promising vaccine programs and are beginning trials.
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Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in...

Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in Rats, Pigs

New "off-the-shelf" artificial cardiac patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury and improve recovery. Read more ...

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Dispose of your single-use gloves and masks properly. Not only could littering spread the coronavirus, there are other, less obvious repercussions as well. Read more ...

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

The coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 is new, but the question of rationing ventilators is not Read more ...

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19... Read more ...

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

A cancer drug has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus . Read more ...

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

When I started Mighty Littles, I never intended to write about my children being in the hospital. I planned to write about the resiliency I see in parents in the NICU , how... Read more ...

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County by imposing stay-at-home orders sooner. Read more ...

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as... Read more ...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from someone with NO symptoms

Asymptomatic carriers, or people who don't show any symptoms of the disease, remain one of the biggest vectors for the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new... Read more ...