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New drug prolongs ALS patient survival in trial

An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has now demonstrated the potential to also prolong patient survival. The findings come from a clinical trial conducted by investigators at the Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Harvard-afilliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Remdesivir has little effect on survival, finds WHO

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A lab technician works on investigational covid-19 drug remdesivir at Eva Pharma Facility in Egypt in JuneAMR ABDALLAH DALSH/Reuters/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 16 October The Ebola drug remdesivir offers little… Read More »