Monday, April 6, 2020

Kaletra Fails to Hold Promise as a Potential Coronavirus Treatment

A study, conducted to see whether Kaletra could be effective at treating the coronavirus, has found that the drug did not show promising effects in shortening the illness or preventing deaths. Kaletra is a combination of lopinavir and ritonavir, which is used to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS.

No New COVID-19 Cases for the First Time in Wuhan; Young People Falling Extremely Sick

For the first time in almost four months, there have been no new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak. However, the rest of China has 34 newly diagnosed cases on Wednesday, according to the country’s National Health Commission. There has been a surge in new cases in the...

Active Male Capsules Recalled Due To Presence of Tadalafil

Natural Remedy Store has voluntarily recalled all lots of a male sexual enhancement supplement called Active Male after the FDA found that it was tainted with undeclared tadalafil, a prescription drug that is advised for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction.

Charities Indulge In Money-Laundering Scam Involving Fake Viagra and Weight Loss Pills

Eight charities in the UK indulged in money-laundering scam involving fake Viagra and weight loss pills. The Charity Commission for England and Wales disqualified three trustees from holding their positions after they were convicted of money laundering and selling fake Viagra and slimming pills.

Anderson Man Detained For Selling Fake Viagra Pills

A man from Anderson has been detained for reportedly selling fake Viagra pills. The man, Navedeep Singh, has been charged on Level 6 felony charges of money laundering and dispensing a prescription drug illegally. He has been detained in the Madison County Jail.

Researchers Identify 109 Genetic Variants Linked to Mental Health Disorders

New research has found a strong association between genetic variants and eight psychiatric disorders. Researchers identified 109 genetic variants that are linked to autism, ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, and Tourette syndrome.

WHO Officially Declares COVID-19 a Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the ongoing coronavirus crisis a pandemic, with cases being reported in 133 countries. Globally, the virus has affected more than 126,000 and killed 4,634 people so far, with the vast majority of them reported in China.