First drug proves able to improve survival from COVID-19, researchers say – The Denver Post

Researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can improve COVID-19 survival: A cheap, widely available steroid called dexamethasone reduced deaths by up to one third in severely ill hospitalized patients. Results were announced Tuesday and researchers said they would publish them soon. The study is a large, strict test that randomly assigned 2,104 patients to […]

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First clinical trial with genetically modified malaria vaccine completed

In an innovative study, Radboudumc and LUMC jointly tested a candidate vaccine based on a genetically weakened malaria parasite. The results of this clinical trial, published in Science Translational Medicine, show that the vaccine is safe and elicits a defense response against a malaria infection. Malaria is a major infectious disease, caused by a parasite with a complicated life cycle […]

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PICTURED: First US child with coronavirus and Kawasaki disease

Heartbreaking photos show California baby girl, 6 months, who is the first US child confirmed with both coronavirus and Kawasaki disease, with a full body rash and swollen hands and feet Baby Zara, 6 months, from California, was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease, a condition that causes blood vessel inflammation and can lead to heart failure On her last day in […]

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Unique & Often Wacky Celebrity Baby Names We Wish We'd Thought of First

We’ll just come right out and say it: We love celebrity baby names — and honestly, the weirder the better. From strange 2020 star spawn X Æ A-12 and Raddix Madden way back to the likes of Moon Unit Zappa, they’re ahead of the curve for sure. After all, choosing a name for your child can be a thrill, especially […]

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US orders first shutdown of website over coronavirus fraud

The US Department of Justice announced Sunday it had shut down a website claiming to sell a coronavirus vaccine, in its first act of federal enforcement against fraud in connection with the pandemic. Lawsuits had been filed against the site coronavirusmedicalkit.com, which claimed to sell vaccines for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, when in fact there is […]

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The first vaccine against the Coronavirus is being tested

Scientists have been working around the clock to develop against the novel Coronavirus, which was just a few months ago completely unknown, a vaccine. On Monday, for the first time healthy Volunteers were vaccinated in record time developed vaccine. 45 Volunteers aged 18 to 55 years of age get in the distance of a month, twice to the vaccine administered. […]

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Chronic migraine sufferers to get first new drug in 20 years

Chronic migraine sufferers are given fresh hope of getting rid of their crippling headaches with first new drug in 20 years New drug self-injected at home will benefit 10,000 people suffering migraines Fremanezumab was developed by UK scientists over three decades In trials the drug has reduced the frequency, severity and duration of migraines Lead researcher called the introduction of […]

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