Gilead’s drug remdesivir is not recommended for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, regardless of how ill they are, as there is no evidence it improves survival or reduces the need for ventilation, a World Health Organization panel said on Friday.
In a study of women aged 80 years and older, living in locations with higher exposures to air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Health authorities say the most widespread anti-COVID weapon — surgical masks — must be thrown away after a single use, but environmental concerns are pushing some scientists to question this recommendation.
New research has shown that the antidepressant sertraline helps to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
The substance acts on a metabolic addiction that allows different types of cancer to grow, eurekalert.org reported.