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Coronavirus drugs: how well is the hunt for covid-19 treatments going?

By Michael Le Page We may need to build a covid-19 treatment from scratch, instead of relying on known antiviral drugsMICHAEL DANTAS/AFP via Getty Images Several hundred trials of potential treatments for the coronavirus are now underway around the world. Early results suggest a few might slightly reduce the risk of dying from covid-19, but… Read More »

Brain tumors respond well to combo of radiation, schizophrenia drug

By Denise Heady Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues have found that adding a drug once commonly used to treat schizophrenia to traditional radiation therapy helped improve overall survival in mice with glioblastoma, one of the deadliest and most difficult-to-treat brain tumors. The findings, published May 1 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,… Read More »

NY Times “Well” column is unwell again – this time on pandemic running advice

April 21, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder of HealthNewsReview.org and has been its publisher for 14 years. He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu I admire much of the great journalism being delivered by the New York Times on COVID-19 pandemic issues. But I continue to be befuddled many weeks by… Read More »