Medications

Gout drug repurposed to fight heart disease

Colchicine reduces the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with chronic coronary disease, according to results of the LoDoCo2 trial presented in a Hot Line session today at ESC Congress 2020.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 threatens efforts to contain HIV/AIDS in South Africa

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread rapidly across the globe, scientists expressed concern that people living with HIV would be particularly severely affected. This was because those with compromised immune systems ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil stands by hydroxychloroquine despite WHO

Brazil's health ministry said Monday it would not change its recommendation to treat coronavirus with hydroxychloroquine, despite the World Health Organization deciding to suspend trials of the drug over safety concerns.

page 1 from 23