Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN cautions that virus plasma treatment still experimental

The World Health Organization on Monday cautioned that using blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors to treat other patients is still considered an experimental therapy, voicing the concern as a U.S. boost for the treatment ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Experimental drug for Alzheimer's may help children with autism

An extensive international study led by Prof. Illana Gozes of Tel Aviv University's Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry found deposits of the tau protein typically found in Alzheimer's patients in tissues ...

Medications

Why lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine do not work on COVID-19

Lopinavir is a drug against HIV; hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria and rheumatism. Until recently, both drugs were regarded as potential agents in the fight against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. A research group from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As US, Europe reopen more, big nations see rising virus toll

American car makers are getting back to work and Europe is continuing to reopen. But while new coronavirus cases have been declining in many countries that were initially hit hard by the pandemic, cases are rapidly rising ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A coronavirus drug seems to work. What's next?

News that an experimental drug seems to be the first effective treatment for the new coronavirus has unleashed a flurry of interest – and a clamor to know how soon it might be available.

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