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Roche says new diagnostic solution could help COVID-19 patients

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Friday it will start selling a new digital diagnostics product that may simplify and accelerate screening of patients with breathing problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More »

First super-resolution image of tiny brain receptor could give scientists a better understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Direct images of a vital brain receptor, 20,000 times smaller than a human hair, have been captured for the first time as part of a world-first study that could allow scientists to unlock more information about neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The international study, led by scientists at the University of Birmingham in collaboration… Read More »

More Evidence COVID-19 Survivors’ Blood Could Help Very Ill Patients

MONDAY, March 30, 2020 — A small study out of China bolsters the notion that transfusing the antibody-enriched blood of people who’ve survived COVID-19 could help patients still fighting for their lives against the disease. The study of five critically ill patients from near the initial epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic found that all… Read More »

Delaying the Olympics may hurt Japan. But risks from the coronavirus could be far greater

Despite the unprecedented decision to delay the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, the negative impact on Japan’s economy pales in comparison to the blow from the coronavirus outbreak, economists and market strategists say. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday caved in to growing calls to postpone the games, and announced they will… Read More »