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Could inhibiting the DPP4 enzyme help treat coronavirus?

Could inhibiting the DPP4 enzyme help treat coronavirus? 2

How the DPP4 enzyme and COVID-19 interact. Credit: Dr. Gianluca Iacobellis Researchers and clinicians are scrambling to find ways to combat COVID-19, including new therapeutics and eventually a vaccine. In a commentary published in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Miller School of Medicine professor and endocrinologist Gianluca Iacobellis, …

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    FDA warns of dangerous, bogus claims that bleach can treat COVID-19

    FDA warns of dangerous, bogus claims that bleach can treat COVID-19 3

    (HealthDay)—A warning letter has been sent to a company marketing bogus and dangerous chlorine dioxide products for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The fraudulent claims by the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing about its “Miracle Mineral Solution” products are especially …

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      Researchers identify six drug candidates that may help treat COVID-19

      Researchers identify six drug candidates that may help treat COVID-19 4

      A graphic representation of how a discovered compound inhibits the COVID-19 virus main protease. Credit: Professor Luke Guddat An international team of researchers has tested more than 10,000 compounds to identify six drug candidates that may help treat COVID-19. The research, involving University of Queensland scientist Professor Luke Guddat, tested …

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        Probiotics may help treat acne

        Probiotics may help treat acne 5

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain Acne is caused by chronic inflammation and is often treated with antibiotics. A recent analysis published in Dermatologic Therapy indicates that probiotics may be an effective alternative. The analysis examined the results of all relevant published studies on the use of probiotics in creams or oral …

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          Chemists working on drugs To treat COVID-19

          Chemists working on drugs To treat COVID-19 6

          This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 — also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19 — isolated from a patient in the US. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give …

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            Targeting a transporter to treat SHH medulloblastoma

            Targeting a transporter to treat SHH medulloblastoma 9

            From left to right: First author Juwina Wijaya, Ph.D., and senior author John Schuetz, Ph.D., both of Pharmaceutical Sciences; and co-author Martine Roussel, Ph.D., of Tumor Cell Biology, provide research on a new target for medulloblastoma. Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Investigators at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have …

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