four treatments tested in a large European clinical trial

In France, more than 800 patients will participate in the coming weeks. The molecules tested all showed some activity on SARS-CoV-2 in vitro. Through Cecile Thibert and Cyrille Vanlerberghe Didier Raoult, director of the Marseille University Hospital Institute (IHU), published a video in late February in which he presented chloroquine as a miracle treatment against […]

the dangers of a hastily developed vaccine

Faced with the emergency, scientists are calling for speeding up testing procedures and doing without the usual animal tests. A laudable strategy, but one that could prove counter-productive at best, and at worst cause death. While the epidemic is an increase in an endemic disease or the appearance of a large number of patients where […]

The FDA expands coronavirus tests after CDC defects undermine the fight against disease

The effort of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect Americans from the new coronavirus has been hampered by a poor disease test and limited access to reliable analysis, resulting in significant delays in determining which people have the virus, according to officials and experts. But the Food and Drug Administration announced […]

Combination of effective immunotherapy drugs for patients with fast growing neuroendocrine tumors

Many patients with rare and rapidly growing neuroendocrine tumors respond well to a common combination of immunotherapy drugs, according to DART’s first peer-reviewed publication, short for Dual Anti-CTLA-4 and Anti-PD-1 Blockade in Rare Tumors, one unique clinical study on rare cancer. DART offers the combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab immunotherapy to patients with 53 rare […]

The antifibrinolytic agent could be a treatment for bloody stroke

A common bleeding-reducing drug could be a treatment for bloody stroke, particularly if administered quickly, according to advanced science presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020. The conference, February 19-21, is in Los Angeles, a worldwide meeting for researchers and clinicians dedicated to stroke science and brain health. The Spot Sign […]