Cystic fibrosis drug found to be ‘life-changing’ in new Dalhousie study

A research team at Dalhousie University has found that a drug for cystic fibrosis (CF) has the potential to treat 90 per cent of people living with the disease,  but … Read More

Should e-cigarettes be banned amid coronavirus? Why some U.S. lawmakers are pushing for it

A Stanford University study found those who vaped were five times more likely to be diagnosed with the novel coronavirus than non-users, prompting some United States lawmakers to try to … Read More

U.S. FDA approves emergency authorization for coronavirus antigen test with fast results

U.S. regulators have approved a new type of coronavirus test that administration officials have promoted as a key to opening up the country. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday … Read More

First at-home saliva test to detect coronavirus authorized by U.S. FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has authorized the first diagnostic test for the new coronavirus that allows patients to collect saliva samples at-home. The decision … Read More

Remdesivir, hailed as potential COVID-19 treatment, gets emergency U.S. FDA green light

Posted May 1, 2020 4:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Remdesivir has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. … Read More

FDA expected to quickly approve experimental coronavirus drug Remdesivir: U.S. official

By Staff The Associated Press Posted April 30, 2020 11:24 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The nation’s top infectious diseases … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. approves 1st at-home test for health-care workers, first responders

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing … Read More

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