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Remdesivir proved to be the first useful tool we have in treating COVID-19 patients. Now, the US government wants to find out more about how it could be supercharged with other drugs.

Several leading coronavirus clinical trials are focusing on testing experimental combinations of medicine to treat COVID-19. These studies are building on top of the early success of remdesivir, an antiviral drug developed by Gilead Sciences that helped hospitalized COVID-19 patients recover modestly faster. On Friday, the US National Institutes of […]
Remdesivir proved to be the first useful tool we have in treating COVID-19 patients. Now, the US government wants to find out more about how it could be supercharged with other drugs.
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Dispensed: Doctors are seeing new COVID-19 complications and symptoms, the promises and pitfalls of getting back to business, and why the healthcare industry will never be the same

Hello, Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider’s weekly healthcare newsletter. How are you all? Can you believe we’ve been doing this for more than a month by now? This week, the healthcare team here at BI has stayed busy keeping tabs on the latest efforts to reopen parts of the country […]
Dispensed: Doctors are seeing new COVID-19 complications and symptoms, the promises and pitfalls of getting back to business, and why the healthcare industry will never be the same
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Bill Gates says the novel coronavirus is a ‘once-in-a-century pathogen.’ The Gates Foundation just joined Wellcome and Mastercard in committing $125 million to find new treatments for it.

The Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard are committing $US125 million in funding to companies developing treatments for the novel coronavirus. The organisations said Tuesday that the funding would be used for a COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator “to speed-up the response to the COVID-19 epidemic by identifying, assessing, developing, and scaling-up treatments.” […]
Bill Gates says the novel coronavirus is a ‘once-in-a-century pathogen.’ The Gates Foundation just joined Wellcome and Mastercard in committing $125 million to find new treatments for it.
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I stood semi-naked in a futuristic metal chamber filled with -120 degree Celsius air, and I’d do it again anytime

Whole-body cryotherapy involves standing semi-naked in an cryochamber that blasts you with air between -120 and -150 degrees Celsius. Cryotherapy first emerged as a wellness treatment for elite athletes, but has gained mainstream popularity because of its purported benefits which include pain relief, increased metabolism, and improved mood. I went […]
I stood semi-naked in a futuristic metal chamber filled with -120 degree Celsius air, and I’d do it again anytime