Could we use statins to treat COVID-19?

Statins lower cholesterol if taken daily – but may also have other effects on the body. StockLite/Shutterstock Nothing in medicine is as exciting as discovering new drugs. However, this process is time consuming, expensive and not always necessary. Sometimes, existing drugs can be used to manage illnesses that are differentContinue Reading

Do COVID-19 antibodies fade more quickly in men than women?

dotshock/Shutterstock In the global effort to overcome COVID-19, much scientific and medical attention has focused on the ability of our immune system to generate antibodies. Antibodies are one of our body’s main weapons against viruses, created to recognise specific proteins on a virus’s surface and initiate processes that ultimately neutraliseContinue Reading