Fecal transplantation improves outcomes in patients with multi-drug resistant organisms

Bethesda, MD (April 30, 2020) — Transferring fecal matter from the digestive systems of healthy donors to extremely ill patients who had previously been infected with drug-resistant bacteria resulted in shorter hospital stays, fewer bloodstream infections and infections that were easier to treat, according to research that was selected for presentation at Digestive Disease Week®…

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Live Updates: F.D.A. Plans to Announce Emergency Use of Coronavirus Drug

Here’s what you need to know: ImageLab technicians loading vials of remdesivir, an experimental antiviral drug to treat the coronavirus, at a Gilead Sciences facility last month in California.Credit…Gilead Sciences, via Reuters The early results of a federal trial showing that treatment with remdesivir, an experimental antiviral drug, can speed recovery in patients infected with…

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‘This Isn’t the Time for Caviar’: A Chef Finds New Flavors in a Pandemic

BANGKOK — When the coronavirus struck, desperate chefs in Bangkok’s fine-dining scene began offering sea urchin on toast and Wagyu katsu sandwiches for delivery since eating in was banned. Deepanker Khosla kept cooking, too, but he has eschewed the foams, emulsions and other flourishes of molecular gastronomy that normally flavor his cuisine. Instead, his kitchen,…

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