For over a decade, doctors have been testing whether the cheap, all-in-one combo pills could help prevent heart and cardiovascular disease and death.
Nobel prizes for medicine will be announced on Monday Oct 5, physics on Tuesday, chemistry on Wednesday, literature and peace on Thursday and Friday and economics on Monday Oct 12.
The coronavirus, which caused a global pandemic, has now infected over 17.6 million people and has killed more than 680,000. Here are the latest updates for July 31:
Global coronavirus has now infected over 15.7 million people and has killed more than 639,000. Here are the latest updates for July 24:
European Medicines Agency said that remdesivir is now the first medicine for Covid-19 to be recommended for authorisation in the EU.
The trials, partially funded by the UK, are the first human tests of a technology that researchers say could transform vaccine development by enabling rapid responses to emerging diseases such as the infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2.
The acceleration should allow J&J to take part in the massive clinical trials program planned by the US government, which aims to have an effective vaccine by year end.
The arrival of warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere raises the question of whether summer could slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Here is what science says.
Hydroxychloroquine has long been used for malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis but is not proven to be safe or effective for preventing or treating coronavirus infection.
Zuhr believed in two different streams of treatments that were held by one common thread — his unflinching faith in God.
Bats may well be the answer, so why not try?
An inflammatory disorder suspected to be caused by the coronavirus has led to the deaths of children in the US, UK and France.
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