Medications

Simnotrelvir shortens time to resolution of symptoms in COVID-19

For adults with mild-to-moderate COVID-19, early administration of simnotrelvir plus ritonavir shortens the time to sustained resolution of symptoms, according to a study published in the Jan. 18 issue of the New England ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Dementia's financial and family impact: New study shows outsized toll

Most people think of dementia as something that affects a person's brain. But a new study shows just how much damage it does to a person's wallet and bank account too—as well as the higher demands it places on their family ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No new Nipah cases detected in India: WHO

No new cases of Nipah virus have been detected in India since September 15, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, following an outbreak earlier in the month that caused two deaths.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India imposes curbs after two die of Nipah virus

India has curbed public gatherings and shut some schools in the southern state of Kerala after two people died of Nipah, a virus from bats or pigs that causes deadly fever, officials said Thursday.

Genetics

Study examines the possible role of KIF5A gene in ALS

A study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine used a newly developed mouse model to examine the possible role of a gene called KIF5A in the development of amyotrophic lateral ...

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