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Two clinical trials use low-dose radiation to treat COVID-19 infections

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Two clinical trials use low-dose radiation to treat COVID-19 infections Two clinical trials use low-dose radiation to treat COVID-19 infections Credit: CC0 Public Domain Previous studies have shown that low-dose, whole lung radiation in the form of X-rays can effectively treat severe pneumonia, with minimal side effects. Two clinical trials …

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    Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail with potential to treat COVID-19

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    Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail with potential to treat COVID-19 Researchers identify potent antibody cocktail with potential to treat COVID-19 This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. …

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      A vitamin A analog may help treat diabetic retinopathy

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      A vitamin A analog may help treat diabetic retinopathy A vitamin A analog may help treat diabetic retinopathy Retinol or Vitamin A 3D space model (balls model). Credit: YassineMrabet, Wikipedia. Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness among the working-age population. A new …

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        Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19

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        Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19 Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19 Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Early data from a clinical study suggest that blocking the Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) protein provided clinical benefit to a …

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          Optimal time to treat Huntington’s disease identified

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          Optimal time to treat Huntington’s disease identified Optimal time to treat Huntington’s disease identified A montage of three images of single striatal neurons transfected with a disease-associated version of huntingtin, the protein that causes Huntington’s disease. Nuclei of untransfected neurons are seen in the background (blue). The neuron in the …

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