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Using old drugs to treat new viruses

A group of drugs already in everyday use to treat psychosis or depression may also be used to defeat deadly and emerging viruses, according to new research led by the University of Leeds. The virus the research focused on was the Bunyavirus family, which includes lethal human pathogens such as Hantaviruses and Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus.

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Drug Repurposing Yields Hope for Reversing Effects of Parkinson’s

Preliminary findings from a small-scale study done by Georgetown University Medical Center researches indicate that a medication approved to treat leukemia may halt or reverse the progression of Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.

Dr. Moussa states that their work “has been focused on repositioning this already-FDA-approved drug, that we now have a good safety profile to […]