Drugs

'Drug kingpins' to be extradited to Australia, court in Dubai orders

3 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The court has approved the extradition to Australia of two Sydney men over their role in an alleged major drug importation ring.
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Scientists investigate active plasma metabolite of remdesivir in SARS-CoV-2 mouse model

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Using mouse models, scientists have investigated the active plasma metabolite of remdesivir, GS-441 524, and hydroxychloroquine as possible drug candidates in COVID-19. The...
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Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

6 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   6 articles

Triple-negative breast cancer patients saw a significant survival benefit when treated with third-line sacituzumab govitecan rather than chemotherapy, phase III findings from...
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Drug Active in 'Undruggable' KRAS-Mutant NSCLC

Drug Active in 'Undruggable' KRAS-Mutant NSCLC

10 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

A small-molecule inhibitor targeting a KRAS mutation achieved a high rate of disease control in a preliminary study of patients with non-small cell lung cancer . A third of...
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Scientists identify new drug to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection consequences

10 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Scientists from the Department of Cell Biology of the University of Malaga and the Andalusian Centre for Nanomedicine and Biotechnology have made progress in finding new rapid...
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India's First CRIPSR COVID-19 Test

India's First CRIPSR COVID-19 Test

12 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   4 articles

The Drug Controller General of India has approved the Tata CRISPR test, for its commercial launch, meeting high-quality benchmark with 96% sensitivity and 98% specificity for...
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NSW Police increases roadside drug testing

12 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Police conducted 166,351 tests last year, 2.7 times more than the 62,247 tests conducted on roads in 2015.
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How Quitting Drugs Helped This Man Lose 340 Pounds

12 hours ago   |   Mens health   |   2 articles

Christopher Stanley explains the critical step that led to him changing his life.
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Former heroin-addicted psychiatrist fails drug tests

12 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A psychiatrist who had sex with a 20-year-old patient and injected her with heroin has been suspended for a second time.
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New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

13 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

A new drug, 4-Phenylbutiric acid that could prevent or mitigate the consequences derived from infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been discovered.
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Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

Triple-negative breast cancer patients saw a significant survival benefit when treated with third-line sacituzumab govitecan rather than chemotherapy, phase III findings from... Read more ...

Certain Cancer Treatments Up COVID-19 Death Risk

Certain Cancer Treatments Up COVID-19 Death Risk

Death was higher for those undergoing active cancer treatments, except for endocrine therapy, when compared to patients untreated within a year prior to COVID-19 diagnosis... Read more ...

Coronavirus Fear Reduces Toll Of Non-COVID Illnesses, Says Study

Coronavirus Fear Reduces Toll Of Non-COVID Illnesses, Says Study

The outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is marked by a gradual reduction of deaths due to other illnesses, stated study. Read more ...

Communicating With a Patient on a Ventilator

Communicating With a Patient on a Ventilator

Unprecedented numbers of patients have been placed on mechanical ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Being connected to a ventilator can take a massive toll on the body... Read more ...

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

A new drug, 4-Phenylbutiric acid that could prevent or mitigate the consequences derived from infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been discovered. Read more ...

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid...

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes

A once-cheerful 35-year-old woman with a learning disability was physically held down by care home staff in the UK - after reaching for her mother's hand. Read more ...

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

Guidelines for testing asymptomatic people have been updated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines further reinforce the need to test even the... Read more ...

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

Women with advanced, hormone receptor -positive cervical cancer lived more than twice as long without disease progression if they received the CDK inhibitor palbociclib in... Read more ...

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Mourners gathered within hours of hearing about Ginsburg's passing As the heartbreaking news spread about the death of woman's rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg , crowds... Read more ...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk Screening

Background and Purpose: Falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among US older adults and result in considerable medical and social consequences. Community-based... Read more ...