Category: Treatments

Treatments

Might The Experimental Drug Remdesivir Work Against COVID-19?

Gilead Sciences, headquartered in Foster City, Calif., makes remdesivir, one of the experimental drugs now being investigated as a possible treatment for COVID-19. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Gilead Sciences, headquartered in Foster City, Calif., makes remdesivir, one of the experimental drugs now being […]

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In A 1st, Scientists Use Revolutionary Gene-Editing Tool To Edit Inside A Patient

Scientists at the Casey Eye Institute, in Portland, Ore., have have injected a harmless virus containing CRISPR gene-editing instructions inside the retinal cells of a patient with a rare form of genetic blindness. KTSDesign/Getty Images/Science Photo Library hide caption toggle caption KTSDesign/Getty Images/Science Photo Library Scientists at the Casey Eye Institute, in Portland, Ore., have […]

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Researchers Step Up Efforts To Develop A ‘Universal’ Flu Vaccine

Most efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine have focused on the lollipop-shaped hemagglutinin protein (pink in this illustration of a flu virus). Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images Most efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine have focused on the lollipop-shaped hemagglutinin protein (pink in this […]

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Hunt For New Coronavirus Treatments Includes Gene-Silencing And Monoclonal Antibodies

Research & Development associate Divya Nagalati works on cell cultures in Regeneron’s infectious disease labs in Tarrytown, N.Y. The firm is looking for tailored antibodies that might prove useful as a drug against the new coronavirus. Rani Levy hide caption toggle caption Rani Levy Research & Development associate Divya Nagalati works on cell cultures in […]

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