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A trial is under way of the first new antibody medicine developed to treat covid-19 – MIT Technology Review

The news: Patients have started to receive the first antibody drug developed specifically to treat covid-19. It’s being tested in 32 patients at various doses in hospitals in the US. If it’s shown to be safe, the drug, referred to as LY-CoV555, will be studied in non-hospitalized coronavirus patients later this summer. The big idea:… Read More »

Private nurses are threatened with the sack after refusing to treat coronavirus patients

Private nurses are threatened with the sack after refusing to treat coronavirus patients because they don’t have enough gowns, aprons and face masks Bosses at Nuffield Health’s Cheltenham Hospital warned they had ‘little choice’  The drastic action was in response to medics refusing to help on the frontline It comes as a survey reveals half of staff… Read More »

AHA News: Own a Nutcracker? Turn Pecans Into a Festive Treat

FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Want a holiday snack that’s packed with nutrition? Pick up some pecans. Nuts are considered heart-healthy. They’re part of the blood pressure-lowering DASH diet and full of “good” fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, said Ginny Ives, a registered dietitian and director of nutrition at the… Read More »