The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered additional medicines to the Islamic Republic of Iran for its participation in the "Solidarity Trial", a global effort to find an effective treatment for COVID-19.
The UN General Assembly has demanded global action to quickly scale up the development of and access to medicines, vaccines and equipment to battle the pandemic, while the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday that rushing to ease coronavirus lockdowns could lead to a resurgence of the outbreak.
Most elderly patients taking multiple prescription medications would be willing to reduce their daily pill regimen to minimize their risk of side effects like falls or dangerous drug interactions, a US study suggested.
A City of Hope (a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases) scientist has discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases, positioning the new tool as the basis for the next generation of genetic therapies.
A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and the Dow Chemical Company have discovered a new method for customizing ingredients that help oral medications dissolve in the body and be absorbed into the bloodstream.