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Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2

Fri, 2021-04-09 04:26
Two studies led by the Mental Health Unit of the Virgen del Rocio University Hospital and involving researchers from the US conclude that antipsychotic drugs could have a protective effect against SARS-CoV-2. For this reason, patients treated with these drugs have a lower risk of becoming infected or suffer a milder form of the disease if they do become infected.
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Beth Israel Lahey Health to develop new strategies to distribute COVID-19 vaccines

Thu, 2021-04-08 23:01
When the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved for emergency use in December 2020, healthcare systems across the Unites States needed to rapidly design and implement their own approaches to distribute COVID-19 vaccines equitably and efficiently
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Acrylamide-based novel DHODH inhibitors as potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

Thu, 2021-04-08 15:07
Human dihydroorotate dehydrogenase (DHODH) is a viable target for the development of therapeutics to treat cancer and immunological diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis and multiple sclerosis (MS).
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A promising strategy to treat inflammation during severe COVID-19

Wed, 2021-04-07 22:57
A new analysis of lung epithelial cells from COVID-19 patients reveals how the protective complement branch of the immune system, which usually plays roles in both innate and adaptive immunity, can convert to a harmful system during COVID-19.
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Researchers develop innovative tough gel sheathed sutures inspired by human tendons

Wed, 2021-04-07 21:35
Sutures are used to close wounds and speed up the natural healing process, but they can also complicate matters by causing damage to soft tissues with their stiff fibers. To remedy the problem, researchers from Montreal have developed innovative tough gel sheathed (TGS) sutures inspired by the human tendon.
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Researchers address the issue of drug shortages

Wed, 2021-04-07 07:23
The two researchers are among the first to address the issue of drug shortages in contexts outside of the US; their study will look at the supply of medicines in Europe, with a focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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