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A trial is under way of the first new antibody medicine developed to treat covid-19 – MIT Technology Review

The news: Patients have started to receive the first antibody drug developed specifically to treat covid-19. It’s being tested in 32 patients at various doses in hospitals in the US. If it’s shown to be safe, the drug, referred to as LY-CoV555, will be studied in non-hospitalized coronavirus patients later this summer. The big idea:… Read More »

‘Executioner cell’ find may help to treat the causes of blindness

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have identified a so-called “executioner cell” that may hold the key to eventually finding a treatment to slow retinal degeneration that causes blindness in millions of people each year. A multi-disciplinary team involving experts from TCD believe they have pinpointed a potential new therapeutic target for treating retinal degeneration. It… Read More »

Optical imaging technology may help surgeons better treat cancer, brain diseases

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new tool for medical professionals may help shed more light on tumors in the body and how the brain operates. Purdue University researchers created technology that uses optical imaging to better help surgeons map out tumors in the body and help them understand how certain diseases affect activity in the brain.… Read More »

Hospital costs to treat uninsured COVID-19 patients could top $40B

Dive Brief: The Trump administration’s plan to use the $ 100 billion in emergency COVID-19 funding approved March 27 to pay hospitals for treating the uninsured could take up as much as 40% of that funding, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Treating the uninsured for symptoms of the disease… Read More »

Common Spring Allergy Symptoms – How to Identify and Treat Allergies – GoodHousekeeping.com

Red itchy eyes, a runny nose, and sneezing galore — if that sounds like you, you’re likely in the midst of an allergy attack. That’s because while springtime means pretty blooming trees and the return of warm weather, it also brings seasonal allergies along for the ride. Not sure if you’ve got ‘em, or wondering… Read More »

Utah pharmacy board urges slow steps on using malaria drugs to treat coronavirus – Salt Lake Tribune

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. The state of Utah wants to slow down panic buying of two drugs that some health officials — and President Donald Trump — have touted as a… Read More »