Tag: experimental drug

Hepatitis C Antivirals May Fight SARS-CoV-2

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An antiviral drug combination used to treat hepatitis C and an...

The Pitfalls and Promise of Using Repurposed Drugs for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Even amid the expanding use of COVID-19 vaccines, clinicians can expect...

Varenicline Nasal Spray Efficacious for Dry Eye

An experimental varenicline nasal spray can reduce signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, the results of a phase 3 trial suggest. Dr Michael Raizman...

Novel Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Cognitive Decline in Phase 2 Trial 

Results from a phase 2 placebo-controlled trial of the investigational antiamyloid drug donanemab show that the novel agent met the primary outcome of slowing cognitive...

Oral Antiviral Stops SARS-CoV-2 in its Tracks

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A single pill of the investigational drug molnupiravir taken twice a...

Experimental Drug May Fight Type 1 Diabetes

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Just two weeks of treatment with an experimental drug can delay the onset...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult by End of May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In...

FDA Grants Emergency Use to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. And then there were three. The US Food and Drug Administration...

J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Wins Backing of FDA Panel

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An FDA advisory panel lent their support today to a rapid...

Pfizer-BioNTech Testing Booster of COVID Vaccine in New Trial

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Thursday they are testing a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine to better understand the immune...

COVID-19 Vaccines Were Rushed, but ‘All Steps Taken’

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Yes, the vaccines already authorized for emergency use against SARS-CoV-2 infection were developed relatively...

J&J Asks US Regulators to OK Its One-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Johnson & Johnson asked U.S. regulators Thursday to clear the world’s...

FDA Grants Emergency Use for Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As expected, the US Food and Drug Administration granted Moderna an emergency use authorization...

Baricitinib Combo for COVID-19 Accelerates Recovery, Study Shows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among people hospitalized with COVID-19, a combination of baricitinib and remdesivir...

FDA OKs Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency...

FDA Panel Considers EUA for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Federal advisers will vote today on whether Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine is...

Remdesivir Does Not Reduce COVID-19 Mortality, Study Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A large study sponsored by the World Health Organization found that...

Two Major COVID Trials Paused for Safety Issues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This story was updated Oct. 13, at 4:05 p.m. Oct. 13,...

Where Docs, Nurses Stand on COVID Emergency Use Authorizations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians and nurses in a Medscape poll indicated how likely they...

COVID-19 Update: Oleander Extract, Younger Adults

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Reopening vs Risk, First Antibody Quantity Tests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Unexpected Viral Load, Early HCQ No Help

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

COVID-19 Update: Treatment Protocol, ICU Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

COVID-19 Update: Shelter-in-Place, Hyperglycemia Predicts Death

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Fauci Warns of 100K Cases/Day, HCQ Trial to Resume

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...