Satyendar Jain thanks Shah Rukh Khan after actor donates Remdesivir injections for COVID-19 treatment
The Union Health Ministry in its Clinical Management Protocols for COVID-19 has allowed the use of Remdesivir for restricted emergency purposes in patients in the moderate stages of the COVID-19 disease under “investigational therapies”.
WHO advises against use of Remdesivir to treat COVID-19, says drug has no 'important effect' to reduce deaths
A WHO Guideline Development Group of international experts said there was 'no evidence based on currently available data that the anti-viral drug does improve patient-important outcomes'
COVID-19 treatment: Melatonin hormone that regulates sleep-wake cycle may prove effective in managing infection
Clinical registries from Cleveland Clinic also showed that regular use of melatonin was associated with a 30 percent lesser chance of testing positive for COVID-19 even after adjusting for age, smoking history, race, and the presence of comorbidities
An inflammatory bowel disease is a group of disorders that leads to long term inflammation in the bowels, mostly colon and rectum.
By December, Gilead expects to produce enough of the drug to treat 2 million patients, and is exploring an inhaled form of it for outpatients.
The move indicates the US government’s confidence in the drug's safe and effective use in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
It has been advised against using HCQ and drugs that affect the immune system which studies have found ineffective against the virus.
The WHO's Solidarity Therapeutics Trial was conducted in 11,266 adult patients in 405 hospitals across more than 30 countries.
Experts suggest that it may be a combination of the infection as well as the inflammation caused due to the virus in the ear that may be responsible for sensorineural hearing loss in COVID-19 patients
Two Eli Lilly's COVID-19 studies testing remdesivir, experimental antibody therapy paused due to safety issues
The paused study, called ACTIV-3, started in August and aims to enrol 10,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the United States, Denmark and Singapore.
There are only early indications that REGN-COV2 works, or that it could, against COVID-19.
Recovered COVID-19 patients should donate plasma soon, antibodies may decline in 2-4 months, scientists say
While many of us are doing our part during this pandemic by staying at home, doctors and other healthcare workers are working tirelessly to take care of the COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals
Donald Trump's health: US president says his condition is improving but 'real test' will be in the coming days
Appearing relaxed in an open-collar blue suit and jacket, Trump acknowledged that there was uncertainty about the course of the disease, which can hit recovering patients hard with no warning
Donald Trump in 'good spirits', undergoing Remdesivir therapy at US military hospital, says White House doctor
Trump, who showed 'mild symptoms' of COVID-19, was flown to Walter Reed Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, a Maryland suburb of Washington DC, on Friday
ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan
The health minister also said that the medical research body was investigating cases of coronavirus reinfection, but added that the number of such cases is negligible
COVID-19 treatment: Study claims drug target site found in spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 virus can help stop infection
A group of researchers at the University of Bristol, UK claim that the spike protein of the COVID-19 causing virus has a druggable site that, if successfully targeted, can keep the virus from infecting host cells.
Study finds that adding anti-inflammatory medicine to widely used Remdesivir shortens time of recovery of COVID-19 patients
Lilly said it planned to discuss with regulators the possible emergency use of baricitinib for hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
WHO warned against indiscriminate use of steroids, emphasizing that patients who are not severely ill are unlikely to benefit and may suffer side effects.
JAMA published that paper and three related studies, along with an editorial describing the research as an “important step”.
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