A review of some recently published scientific studies includes one for antihistamines and similar compounds that might slow down Huntington’s disease.

Although not official and largely anecdotal, there are early signs that Gilead Sciences’ experimental antiviral drug remdesivir is effective in treating COVID-19.

Gilead Sciences Inc.’s shares surged 16 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday following a media report detailing encouraging partial data from trials of the U.S. company’s experimental drug remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients.