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Researchers identify a drug that can be repurposed to treat COVID-19

Rapamycin used to prevent organ rejection after transplants and in cancer treatment was found to have anti-ageing effect and potential to treat COVID-19 patients......................

COVID-19: CSIR identifies top drug candidates for repurposing

Towards providing drugs for coronavirus patients in India, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has identified 25 drugs/drug candidates for repurposing.....................

Indian researchers to go for clinical trial of sepsis drug against...

Looking at similarities between clinical characteristics of patients suffering from COVID-19 and Gram-negative sepsis, CSIR is now initiating a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of the drug for reducing mortality (deaths) in critically ill COVID-19 patients..............

Veterinary drug may be repurposed for human cancers: study

Researchers at the National Centre for Human Genome Studies and Research (NCHGSR), Panjab university, have reported that fenbendazole has a good potential for development as an effective anti-cancer agent...………….

Asthma drug could help TB patients as well, find IISc scientists

The researchers at Indian Institute of Science, through extensive studies, have found that the anti-asthma drug, Pranlukast, destroys a specific metabolic pathway in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the causative agent of TB......................