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Breakthrough Therapy Designated Oral Drug Could Protect or Reverse COVID-19-Induced Heart Damage – HospiMedica

Researchers have discovered some of the ways COVID-19 damages the heart and identified a class of drugs that could potentially protect or reverse this cardiac injury….

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Researchers have discovered some of the ways COVID-19 damages the heart and identified a class of drugs that could potentially protect or reverse this cardiac injury.A team of researchers from the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Queensland, Australia) used thousands of lab-grown, miniature human heart organoids to understand how COVID-19 causes cardiac damage and found that Resverlogix Corp.s (Calgary, Canada) drug Apabetalone could be a potential treatment for COVID-19-induced heart…

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