Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 prevention trials incomplete: WHO

Hydroxychloroquine can be ruled out as a treatment for hospitalised COVID-19 patients—but the World Health Organization said Thursday it was aware of ongoing trials into its value as a preventative measure.

Medications

Treatments for coronavirus: Repurposing existing drugs

Why develop new drugs to combat the replication of the coronavirus if existing approved substances could do the same thing? Repurposing drugs in this fashion could offer a faster remedy against pathogens that have as yet ...

Medications

Neurosteroid antidepressants on horizon

More than 14 million Americans suffer from clinical depression, yet one in three doesn't experience relief from approved antidepressant drugs. A new treatment approach involving drugs called neurosteroids is on the horizon, ...

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