New Method for Delivering Immune System-Stimulating Drugs

This image shows the tumor immediately after treatment with alum-bound IL12. Pink indicates IL-12 and yellow alum. Credits: Courtesy of the researcher The targeted approach eliminated tumors in mice, with minimal side effects. Stimulating the body’s immune system to attack tumors is a promising way to treat cancer. Scientists are working on two complementary strategies … Read more

WHO Recommends Two New Drugs To Treat COVID-19

Baricitinib (a type of drug known as Janus kinase inhibitor (JAK), also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis) is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical covid-19 in combination with corticosteroids, according to the World Health Organization’s International Experts Guidelines. in BMJ today. Their strong recommendation is based on evidence of moderate safety to improve … Read more