The GReek Study in the Effects of Colchicine in Covid-19
Condition: Corona Virus Disease 19 (Covid 19) Interventions: Drug: Colchicine; Drug: Standard treatment Sponsors: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Christodoulos Stefanadis; Panagiotis Gargalianos; Gerasimos Siasos; Charalampos Gogos; Georgios Daikos; Marios Lazanas; Georgios Saroglou; Nikolaos Sipsas; Sotirios Tsiodras; Dimitrios Chatzigeorgiou; Anastasia Kotanidou; Nikolaos Koulouris; Christoforos D. Olympios; Vlasios N. Pyrgakis; John Goudevenos; George Hahalis; Theofilos M. Kolettis; Efstathios Iliodromitis; Dimitrios Tousoulis; Helen Giamarellou Not yet recruiting
Publication date: 6 June 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 246, Issue 3285Author(s): Clare Wilson
Retractions by two of the world ’s leading journals could do lasting harm in an environment where many already distrust scientistsPublic trust in science may have been shaken bythe publication ofacademic papers based on false data in leading medical journals, according to world-renowned infectious disease doctors and former advisers to the World Health Organization.The director of Australia ’s Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Professor Sharon Lewin, said she and her colleagues were “gobsmacked” by the saga and said it should be “a wake-up call” in a global ru...
Authors: Göker H, Aladağ Karakulak E, Demiroğlu H, Ayaz Ceylan ÇM, Büyükaşik Y, Inkaya AÇ, Aksu S, Sayinalp N, Haznedaroğlu IC, Uzun Ö, Akova M, Özcebe OI, Ünal S Abstract BACKGROUND: COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease of 2019) is an infectious disease outbreak later on declared as a pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2). It spreads very rapidly and can result in severe acute respiratory failure. The clinical studies have shown that advanced age and chronic diseases increase the risk of infection. However, influence of the blo...
I ’ve had a fever, a cough and breathlessness since February, and been in and out of hospital. If it isn’t coronavirus, what is it? BySimon HattenstoneI ’m lying in bed, shivering like crazy. My partner, Diane, is asleep, and I burrow deep into her back. I’m sweating like crazy, too. I’m desperate for the loo, and I run there in my shivery sweats and sweaty shivers. It’s only five minutes since I last went. When I sleep, the same obsessive m oment plays again and again. It’s to do with numbers. I need to get past number nine, but I can’t. The dream lasts for hours. Finally, I...
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