‘Breakthrough’ coronavirus treatment dexamethasone is a ‘good first step,’ lead researcher says

The new potential coronavirus treatment dexamethasone is a “good first step” to finding a cocktail of drugs that can effectively treat Covid-19, Oxford University professor Martin Landray, who co-led the study that found the drug to improve survival among patients, told CNBC on Tuesday. Landray and his team earlier Tuesday published the results of a study, which […]

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FDA grants breakthrough designation to a light device for the treatment of Parkinson’s

The Food and Drug Administration recently awarded a breakthrough device designation for a phototherapy device intended to help patients with Parkinson’s Disease. The non-invasive device is made by American Fork, Utah-based PhotoPharmics and is meant to be used at home, explained Kent Savage, CEO of PhotoPharmics, in an email response. The company’s website and press […]