Pfizer Announces Its COVID-19 Pill Reduces Risk of Hospitalization or Death by 89%
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Pfizer Announces Its COVID-19 Pill Reduces Risk of Hospitalization or Death by 89%

Friday's announcement by Pfizer was a major step towards ending the pandemic. It said that a clinical trial of its COVID-19 pill had proven it to be
UK first to approve oral antiviral molnupiravir to treat Covid
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UK first to approve oral antiviral molnupiravir to treat Covid

The UK's medicines regulator approved an oral antiviral medication for Covid. This approval opens the door to thousands of vulnerable patients who
Buffalo Sabres trade Jack Eichel to Vegas Golden Knights
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Buffalo Sabres trade Jack Eichel to Vegas Golden Knights

Sources told ESPN that Jack Eichel will undergo artificial disk replacement surgery within the week following his trade from the Buffalo Sabres for
New Study Reveals Zinc Really Might Help Treat a Cold, But There's a Catch
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New Study Reveals Zinc Really Might Help Treat a Cold, But There's a Catch

Hieronymus Gaubius, a German physician, introduced zinc to the west in 1771. It is still available in pharmacies more than 200 years after its
Common Low-Cost Antidepressant Reduces COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk, Study Shows
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Common Low-Cost Antidepressant Reduces COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk, Study Shows

A low-cost antidepressant that can be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), also lowers the risk of COVID-19 high-risk patients needing
No 10 to buy new antiviral treatments for Covid in time for winter
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No 10 to buy new antiviral treatments for Covid in time for winter

Ministers announced that No 10 has reached deals to purchase hundreds of thousands of antiviral treatment for coronavirus from two companies. They
Ivermectin is a Nobel Prize-winning wonder drug – but not for COVID-19
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Ivermectin is a Nobel Prize-winning wonder drug – but not for COVID-19

Ivermectin, a wonder drug that treats sight- and life-threatening parasitic infections, has been around for over 30 years. Its impact on global
Save big while you treat your skin right with CVS skincare
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Save big while you treat your skin right with CVS skincare

We have learned one thing recently: good skincare is the key to great skin. You will have fewer breakouts, healthier skin and a better outlook. It is
Merck Seeks U.S. Emergency Approval For Antiviral Covid Pill
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Merck Seeks U.S. Emergency Approval For Antiviral Covid Pill

Topline Merck announced Monday that it requested emergency approval from the U.S. regulators to approve an antiviral medication to treat Covid-19.
How biodiversity loss is jeopardising the drugs of the future
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How biodiversity loss is jeopardising the drugs of the future

What does biodiversity loss mean to drug discovery? Snowdrops were traditionally used to relieve headaches. However, they are now believed to slow