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Trump talks drug progress amid COVID-19 pandemic, but FDA chief Hahn urges caution

In a much-anticipated press conference Thursday, President Donald Trump said the U.S. has stepped up near-term efforts to advance and make available therapeutics to help patients with COVID-19 illnesses. But despite the urgency and the progress, FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn said it’s important to learn more about all potential treatments. Amid the pandemic, one drug… Read More »

Why is malaria drug resistant

Monitoring the efficacy of antimalarial medicines is a key component of malaria control. Why is malaria drug resistant pregnant women, chloroquine is the preferred treatment for malaria. The resistant parasites will then enter another human when the mosquito bites and injects the parasites into their blood. ACTs combine an artemisinin derivative1 with a partner drug.… Read More »

Viewpoints: Weigh Health Risks Of Football And The Big Feast This Thanksgiving; Count The Ways Drug Reps Were Taught To Market Opioids

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Concussions, Broken Bones, And More: A Week Of U.S. Football  News about concussions and other injuries to young football players appears with alarming frequency, as do reports of the long-term damage to NFL players.Young pro players are leaving the game for fear of permanent… Read More »