The findings, published by the 'American Journal of Preventive Medicine,' reveal that replacing long periods spent sitting with sleeping is linked to reduced stress levels, improved mood and lower body mass index (BMI).
Two blood pressure-lowering drug classes, called ACE inhibitors and ARBs, came under scrutiny after the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reported in April that 72% of hospitalised COVID-19 patients 65 or older had hypertension.
The drug will be administered for a maximum of 14 days to coronavirus patients between 20 and 74 years old with mild pneumonia.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection withdrew one batch of the medical product “Dopamine HCL 200mg/5ml
The first phase testing would take around three months, CSIRO's director of health Rob Grenfell told Reuters, adding that any resulting vaccine would not be available to the public before late next year.
Dubai Economy issued fines to nine pharmacies and two pharmaceuticals suppliers for inflating the prices of face masks and trying to take undue advantage of the high demand for hygiene essentials following the nationwide alert against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection allowed the patients who have been prescribed controlled medication to have the medicine in one package for three months.
The need of the hour is urgent clinical trials with different drugs and medicines and universal sharing of the data amongst global medical personnel (“India not entered stage 3 yet, admits WHO,” April 11, Gulf Today).
A malaria drug widely touted as a potential cure for COVID-19 showed no benefit against the disease over standard care — and was in fact associated with more deaths.