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Shorter, less toxic treatment for highly drug-resistant TB cures nine out of ten

A six-month oral treatment regimen that limits exposure to the toxic drug linezolid can achieve a high cure rate in people with highly drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), Dr Francesca Conradie of Sizwe Tropical Diseases Hospital, Johannesburg, told the 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021) on Wednesday. Eighty-nine percent of study participants remained… Read More »

FDA Approves Rezurock (belumosudil) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD)

FDA Approves Rezurock (belumosudil) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD) NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 16, 2021 / Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KDMN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rezurock™ (belumosudil) 200 mg once daily (QD) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients… Read More »

Steroids Are Not an Effective Treatment for COVID-19 Smell Loss

According to researchers, steroids shouldn’t be used for treating smell loss due to Covid-19. Smell loss is a well known symptom of Covid-19, and the pandemic is leaving many individuals with long-term smell loss. But researchers have found that corticosteroids, a class of drug that reduces inflammation in the body, aren’t recommended for treating smell… Read More »