Could Inhaling This Expensive Gas Help COVID-19 Patients?

Research on nitric oxide (NO) by Joel Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., and collaborators indicates that inhaling the compound may help patients with severe COVID-19. Dr. Friedman is professor of physiology & biophysics and of medicine at Einstein.

BBC features research by Kelvin Davies, Ph.D., and Joel Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., that highlights using nanoparticles to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). Their new study in rats employs a drug-delivery system consisting of nanpoparticles encapsulating nitric oxide and/or oral prescription medications to treat ED topically, potentially preventing systemic side effects. The study appears in the September 18th online version of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Dr. Davies, senior author of the study, is associate professor of urology and Dr. Friedman, co-author of the study, is professor of physiology & biophysics and of medicine.

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