Tag Archives: Drug

Fargo pharmacy says it can make promising antiviral drug – INFORUM

The drug is called hydroxychloroquine and it’s a synthetic form of quinine, a substance found in the bark of cinchona trees that has long been used to prevent and treat malaria. The coronavirus outbreak has medical researchers hunting for ways to combat the deadly contagion. Among them is David Boulware, a professor of medicine at… Read More »

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19 By Marla Paul A potential drug target has been identified in a newly mapped protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The structure was solved by a team including the University of Chicago (U of C), the U.S. Department of Energy’s… Read More »

Unlikely response to festival drug testing

Summer means many things in Australia. Interminable cricket coverage, heat that makes you sweat in crevices you never knew you had and, of course, festival season. Music festivals are big business and no matter your taste, chances are there’s one for you. Into old-school sounds and a lip-syncing Janet Jackson? May we suggest RNB Fridays.… Read More »