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Possible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A collaborative study led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world kills the virus within 48 hours. The Monash Biomedicine Discovery …

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First FDA-approved drug for thyroid eye disease effective regardless of age, gender

Teprotumumab, the first FDA-approved medicine for thyroid eye disease, provides significant improvement in eye bulging, regardless of patient gender, age or smoking status, according to a study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, and publication in a special supplemental section of the Journal of the …

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New drug could potentially offer better treatment for chronic heart failure

The University of Alberta’s Paul Armstrong, chair of the VICTORIA clinical trial of the drug vericiguat. Credit: Aaron Pederson An experimental drug recently concluded a successful third-phase clinical trial and could potentially offer a new treatment for about 300,000 Canadians who have worsening chronic heart failure. The VICTORIA (Vericiguat Global …

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