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Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Antibody drugs may be helpful virus treatments, but won’t end U.S. epidemic

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday that antibody drugs are likely to be important treatments for the coronavirus, but he cautioned against considering them a panacea for the nation’s Covid-19 outbreak. The former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner said the lack of supply means not every person who becomes diagnosed with the coronavirus… Read More »

Thousands of clinical trials to find drugs for cancer and heart disease have stopped due to Covid-19

Thousands of clinical trials to find life-saving drugs and therapies for cancer and heart disease have been stopped because of Covid-19, scientists warn Seven in ten NHS research projects have been affected by the pandemic One in ten – 1,500 – have stopped entirely, including clinical trials Charities for both major and rare diseases would… Read More »

Can a pregnant woman use antimalarial drugs

Recommended anti-malarials were used according to the guidelines in only not-for-profit health woman facilities received AL free-of-charge [ 28 ] trimester can pregnancy, despite animal studies suggesting potential embryo toxicity. A total of episodes were reported in the cohort. IV artesunate is safe in infants, children, and pregnant women in the second and third. During… Read More »

How strong quit smoking drugs

There are prescription drugs that have been shown to help smokers quit. Some can be used along with nicotine replacement therapy NRT. You often need to start taking them in the weeks before your Quit Day the day you plan to quit. Smokers who are significantly dependent on nicotine should consider nicotine replacement or drug… Read More »