Study identifies 3 existing drugs that may help treat COVID-19

A team of researchers has identified three repurposed drugs that may be effective in treating COVID-19. In a new study, scientists have found three previously-available drugs that may be effective at treating COVID-19 in its early stages. The research, which appears in the journal ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, is valuable in helping researchers identify […]

Older males recovering from COVID-19 may have best plasma to treat it

A new study has found higher numbers of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in older males who required hospitalization for COVID-19. Scientists have found that being hospitalized with COVID-19, as well as being male and of older age, increases the chances of a person having...

Could a common antioxidant enzyme help treat COVID-19?

New research suggests that catalase, a naturally occurring enzyme in humans, plants, and animals, can suppress the replication of the new coronavirus in rhesus monkeys. The results also indicate that this low cost enzyme could dampen the inflammatory response that...

Could Azithromycin help treat COVID-19?

Medical News Today interviewed Catherine Oldenburg, Sc.D., co-principal investigator in a brand new human trial examining the potential effectiveness of Azithromycin, a common antibiotic, in treating milder cases of COVID-19, which the new coronavirus causes. Share on...

Drug for alcohol use disorder could also treat obesity

Treating obese mice with disulfiram — a drug that doctors usually prescribe for alcohol use disorder — led to significant weight loss and improved metabolic health, a new study reports. Obesity is a major health problem facing societies across the globe. Rates of...