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Study: Steroids cut death rates among...

'Steroids cut death rates among severe...

Coronavirus

Wed, Sep 2 2020

Dexamethasone has been in widespread use in intensive care wards treating Covid-19 patients in some countries...

Dexamethasone trial results confirm...

Dexamethasone trial results confirm...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jul 18 2020

Among patients on ventilators, the rate of death for patients on the drug was 29.3% compared to 41.4%...

OP-ED: The first glimpse of hope

OP-ED: The first glimpse of hope

Raqibul Mohammad Anwar

Tue, Jun 23 2020

Dexamethasone could finally be the breakthrough the world was looking for

US hospitals in hard hit regions step...

US hospitals in hard hit regions step...

North America

Fri, Jun 19 2020

Dexamethasone is the first drug shown to lower the risk of death in severely ill Covid-19 patients in...

The hunt for Covid-19 treatment,...

The hunt for Covid-19 treatment,...

Coronavirus

Fri, Jun 19 2020

While notable, the drug's effects do not appear to be miraculous: on average it reduced patients'...

Indiscriminate use of dexamethasone...

Indiscriminate use of dexamethasone...

Coronavirus

Thu, Jun 18 2020

Experts said that there is no way this medicine should be used by the patients themselves

WHO: Steroid should be kept for serious...

WHO: Steroid should be kept for serious...

World

Thu, Jun 18 2020

Dexamethasone helped cut death rates by a third among the most severely ill Covid-19 patients

WHO moves to update Covid-19 guidance...

WHO moves to update Covid-19 guidance...

World

Wed, Jun 17 2020

Although the dexamethasone study's results are preliminary, the researchers behind the project said...

Steroid dexamethasone reduces deaths...

Steroid dexamethasone reduces deaths...

World

Tue, Jun 16 2020

A generic steroid widely used in other diseases to reduce inflammation - is 'the only drug that's...