Rutgers Professor Lewis Nelson is available to discuss the dangers of people taking the livestock deworming drug ivermectin to try to treat COVID-19. Demand for the drug is surging nationwide despite warnings from the Food and Drug Administration and the…
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Tip Sheet: Massive unmet needs in COVID-19 treatment, osteoporosis drugs for breast cancer, new bladder cancer target — and AIDS at 40
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Computer model makes strides in search for COVID-19 treatments
A new deep-learning model that can predict how human genes and medicines will interact has identified at least 10 compounds that may hold promise as treatments for COVID-19.
Remdesivir disrupts COVID-19 virus better than other similar drugs
Using advanced computational simulations, researchers at the University of Chicago have revealed just how remdesivir works at the molecular level, and also found that two drugs that work in a similar manner, ribavirin and favilavir, do not bind as effectively to the virus.
Potential COVID-19 Drug Is Successful in Lab Study
A new potential therapy for COVID-19 developed by researchers at Rush University Medical Center has shown success in preventing the disease’s symptoms in mice.
Rush University Medical Center Surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 Tests
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Rush University Medical Center has been a leader in the Chicago area in developing, expanding and evolving testing efforts. On Friday, Nov. 13, the Medical Center performed its 100,000th test for COVID-19.
Blood Test May Point to Patients at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Deterioration, Death
George Washington University researchers found five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients. Published in Future Medicine, these findings will help physicians better predict outcomes for COVID-19 patients in the U.S.