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Drug May Extend A.L.S. Patients’ Lives by Several Months, Study Finds

A potential therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a fatal neurological disorder, may allow patients to live several months longer than they otherwise would have, according to a study published Friday. The two-drug combination, dreamed up by two college students, is one of several potential treatments raising the hopes of patients with A.L.S., also known as… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Remdesivir has little effect on survival, finds WHO

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A lab technician works on investigational covid-19 drug remdesivir at Eva Pharma Facility in Egypt in JuneAMR ABDALLAH DALSH/Reuters/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 16 October The Ebola drug remdesivir offers little… Read More »

Face-covering use up, more people are taking COVID-19 threats seriously, study finds

A new National Science Foundation-funded survey of six states has found that during the past two months, more people are wearing masks, vaccine uncertainty is on the rise, and many people are overestimating their risk of becoming seriously ill and dying from COVID-19. The results are in a new report published this month by the… Read More »