Tag: medications

Airline stocks gain altitude as Europe plans to welcome more overseas tourists

Airline stocks flew higher on Tuesday, as the European Union moved to welcome foreign tourists to the region, a sign that more normal travel and tourism conditions can resume as COVID-19 vaccinations become more widespread. Shares in British Airways owner IAG IAG, +2.14%, Air France-KLM AF, +1.00%, Lufthansa LHA, +3.03%, Ryanair RYA, +0.15%, EasyJet EZJ, […]

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ICMR advises against NSAIDs, says some painkillers found to worsen Covid-19 – ET HealthWorld

Some painkillers like Ibuprofen are found to worsen Covid-19, known to be harmful to heart failure patients and may increase risk of kidney damage, the ICMR said as it advised against taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and recommended taking paracetamol, if needed, during the disease. Listing a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for patients […]

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Throat spray, oral drug for malaria-arthritis effective in reducing spread of Covid-19: Singapore study – ET HealthWorld

An antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found to effectively reduce the spread of Covid-19 in high-transmission settings, researchers in Singapore have found, according to a media report on Sunday. The findings were made based on a large-scale clinical trial conducted last May, involving more […]

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