MS drug almost halves hospitalised patients’ risk of severe Covid symptoms

A drug used for multiple sclerosis nearly halves the chance of developing severe coronavirus symptoms in…

First drug to halt the effects of Alzheimer’s could be available within a year

Further studies are now underway, which offer such doses to all eligible participants from the earlier…

Advanced prostate cancer sufferers could receive ‘game changing’ drug as NICE forced to review decision

Advanced prostate cancer sufferers could be given a “game changing” drug after NICE was forced to…

Dwarves at odds over drug that can treat condition

Dwarves are divided over the prospect of a drug that could put an end to the…

‘My daughter started nursery thanks to a cutting edge cancer drug trial’

Charlotte had surgery and very intensive chemotherapy “with lots of side effects” when she was first…

Cholesterol-lowering drug could see coronavirus treated like common cold, study finds

A cholesterol-lowering drug could make coronavirus as treatable as the common cold, scientists have suggested. Researchers…

How drug used to treat ‘Delhi belly’ is among the six coronavirus treatments

With the announcement yesterday that a £5 steroid could cut coronavirus deaths by a third in the…

First coronavirus drug to be rolled out to seriously ill patients this week

Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral which was developed by pharmaceutical company Gilead more than a decade…

Oxford researchers to continue coronavirus trial of malaria drug backed by Donald Trump

The NHS is to press ahead with the trial of a controversial drug endorsed by Donald…

Landmark breast cancer drug to be available on NHS

A “landmark” breast cancer drug which prolongs the life of patients with a particularly aggressive form…