In a Reuters roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, common cold antibodies yield clues to Covid-19 behavior.

AstraZeneca’s Brilinta (ticagrelor) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with acute ischemic stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack.

Anthos Therapeutics is developing next-generation anticoagulants that do not have the bleeding risks that current blood thinners have.

A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus.

A federal court upheld patent claims regarding Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer’s Eliquis, which blocks generic rivals from carving out a share of the market for at least six years.

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly announced that the EMPEROR-Reduced Phase III trial in adults with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, with and without diabetes, met the primary endpoint.

AstraZeneca released positive data from the Phase III THALES trial of Brilinta (ticagrelor) used twice a day with an aspirin.

Britain’s AstraZeneca clinched expanded regulatory backing for two medications, including one for the blockbuster cancer treatment Lynparza, in a development pipeline that now includes a possible coronavirus vaccine.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Farxiga (dapagliflozin) for the treatment of heart failure in adults with reduced ejection fraction.

Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, is discontinuing development of inarigivir soproxil for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV).