Tag Archives: clinical research

Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

Canadian researchers drew similar conclusions from the extensive use of oseltamivir during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. In a commentary in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Matthew Cheng, MDCM, of McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada, and colleagues wrote, “Even now, because there has been no RCT, it is not definitely known whether oseltamivir is efficacious…” …

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Advice for Lessening Your Pandemic Anxiety

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is an experience that is unprecedented in our lifetime. It is having a pervasive effect due to how mysterious, potentially dangerous, and sustained it is. We don’t know how bad it’s going to get …

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Survival & NAC Use Continue to Increase

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 —  Uptake of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer has increased dramatically since 2006 in the United States, but importantly, the median survival has also continued to increase, new research shows. These trends confirm …

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COVID-19 Drug, Squatting, Laser Ultrasound

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 13, 2020 —  You may have recently seen articles about a man who recovered from COVID-19 after being treated with an HIV drug, why squatting is better than sitting, and the first human data for a laser ultrasound that could take …

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Could Hydroxychloroquine Really Be the Answer?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

Scientific Rationale In the UK, Robin May, Professor of Infectious Disease at the University of Birmingham, explained that there is a scientific rationale for the use of hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of COVID-19, based on its mode of action in malaria. In a statement through the Science …

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