Detecting Covid-19 disease in people

In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started monitoring the outbreak of a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes the respiratory illness now known as COVID-19. Authorities first identified the virus in Wuhan, China. Since then, the virus has spread to other countries, both in and outside Asia, leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to […]

Read More

Coronavirus structure reveals drug targets

Coronaviruses are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tracts of birds and mammals, including humans. Doctors associate them with the common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and they can also affect the gut. These viruses are typically responsible for common colds more than serious diseases. However, coronaviruses are also […]

Read More

Can Acetaminophen reduce empathy in patients ?

Introduction If your job (mindset) depends on feeling empathy for others, you should reconsider reaching acetaminophen when you have a headache. Acetaminophen, commonly known by the trade name Tylenol, is an ingredient in more than 600 prescription and over-the-counter medicines. It offers quick relief from mild pain and is readily available over the counter. The […]

Read More

Nilotinib in parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s symptoms and hallmarks According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, around 60,000 people receive a diagnosis of Parkinson’s per year in the United States, where nearly 1 million are living with the disease. Parkinson’s disease arises when brain cells that produce dopamine, a chemical messenger that helps to control movement, stop working and die. The disease […]

Read More

Padcev and advanced urothelial cancer

Padcev received accelerated approval for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer announced on Dec. 18, 2019.It specifically targets the cell adhesion molecule Nectin-4, which is highly expressed in urothelial cancers. “Antibody-drug conjugates are strategic tools in the targeted treatment of cancer. These conjugates combine the ability of monoclonal antibodies to target specific […]

Read More

Air pollution and breast cancer in women

INTRODUCTION Air pollution consists of chemicals resulting from many human activities and natural resources, which can cause gene mutations. It is long known that urban air is polluted by gaseous and some solid particles, and long or short term exposure to these pollutants leads to various disease and mortality. Many of these solid or gas […]

Read More