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Trial drug offers hope to block early infection of novel coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

An international team led by University of British Columbia researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to...
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Australian scientists identify possible coronavirus drug

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

A collaborative study led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity, has shown...
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Weekly Link Love - Edition 75

Weekly Link Love - Edition 75

6 hours ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple

Research of the Week Can anti-aging drugs and supplements help against coronavirus? Hydroxychloroquine shows promise in another small trial. Sulforaphane may be effective in...
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Routine exam reveals unusual retinal findings

9 hours ago   |   Healio

A 70-year-old Caucasian man presented for an updated spectacle prescription. Ocular history included cataracts, monovision RK performed in 1997 and “damage to the back of my...
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Hydroxychloroquine: Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

10 hours ago   |   Web MD

Before it was a potential COVID-19 therapy, it was a well-studied treatment with an established risk for retinal toxicity.
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Key Drugs Join PPEs on List of Front-Line Shortages

10 hours ago   |   Web MD

Orders shot up exponentially in March for sedatives such as fentanyl, propofol, and midazolam — and order fill rates are dropping.
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Sanofi Can Produce Millions of Doses of Potential Coronavirus Drug - CEO

13 hours ago   |   Medscape

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New drug target found for COVID-19

13 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   9 articles

A new potential drug target has been identified in SARS CoV-2 - the virus that causes COVID-19 - by scientists who say multiple drugs will likely be needed to respond to the...
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To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

14 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers have found that it's actually the mother cell that determines if its daughter cells will divide. The finding sheds new light on the cell cycle using modern imaging...
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Gita Ramjee, a Leading AIDS Researcher, Dies at 63

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

Working in South Africa, she led studies and drug trials, hoping to overcome not only H.I.V. but also cultural barriers to stopping its spread. She died of the coronavirus.
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A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

New York is now serving as a “warning” to the rest of the United States - and the rest of the world, for that matter - as it continues to get battered by the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more ...

CDC mulls pushing Americans to wear masks, even though there aren't many...

CDC mulls pushing Americans to wear masks, even though there aren't many available

Do you think it's worthwhile to wear a face mask, even a homemade one, to protect yourself against the Wuhan coronavirus? The United States Centers for Disease Control and... Read more ...

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

CDC publishes guidelines on wearing cloth face masks in public After a lot of hemming and hawing on the topic of wearing face masks in public , the Centers For Disease Control... Read more ...

Cathe's April 2020 Workout Rotation

Cathe's April 2020 Workout Rotation

Hi Everyone! This month we'll push ourselves a little harder with a weekly combination of Hiit, weights and kickboxing. Get focused and get ready to work hard. Drink lots of... Read more ...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel better

Every single one of us has gone through difficult times in our lives. But sometimes, something comes along that shatters everything. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we're... Read more ...

Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA

Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA

The test checks for protective antibodies in a finger prick of blood, revealing whether a patient has ever been exposed to the coronavirus and now may have some immunity, The... Read more ...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks in Public

The Centers For Disease Control is advising all Americans to wear cloth face masks in public , a new national guideline to combat the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump... Read more ...

Pregnant Women Need to Guard Against Coronavirus

Pregnant Women Need to Guard Against Coronavirus

Pregnant women with COVID-19 may be susceptible to pregnancy Read more ...

A New Mental Health Taskforce Is Helping Athletes in Wake of Postponed Olympics

A New Mental Health Taskforce Is Helping Athletes in Wake of Postponed Olympics

The consensus from many athletes is clear: postponing the Olympics until July 23, 2021 and the Paralympics until August 24, 2021 amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was smart... Read more ...

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

If you're stuck at home and feeling a bit helpless when it comes to the coronavirus, you're not alone. When we hear how easily the disease is spread, you might think there's... Read more ...