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“Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body.” - Leonardo da Vinci

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Paint it yellow for the real world

Paint it yellow for the real world

"Many HCPs do not realise that a medicine’s lack of effectiveness is reportable." There is a current trend to generate real-world data on medicines. This desire is being fuelled both by pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers. In a cash...

Prescribing on your gut?

Prescribing on your gut?

"It is unfair to disregard this association as an aberrant finding" On June 30th, the UK will wake up to another new world, probably less seismic than the EU referendum result, but one that will cause waves. In a drive for transparency and openness, the...

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  • Oral antiviral drug effective against respiratory...
    on June, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    An oral antiviral drug that targets a key part of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) polymerase and inhibits the synthesis of viral genetic material has been identified, a finding that could provide an effective treatment against RSV disease.

  • Biomarkers found that could be drug targets...
    on June, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    Biomarkers that could be targets for novel drugs to treat glioblastoma brain tumors have been identified, providing hope for a cancer that is highly lethal. This new finding provides early evidence that there may be a benefit in targeting specific alterations in cancer cells with newer agents once […]

  • TB treatment during pregnancy is safe for mom and...
    on June, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    Seven out of 10 pregnant women were cured of their multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and delivered healthy babies after taking a medication that had previously been considered unsafe in pregnancy, a new study has found.

  • COVID-19 rebound after taking Paxlovid likely due...
    on June, 2022 at 6:17 pm

    COVID-19 rebound following Paxlovid treatment likely due to insufficient drug exposure, researchers find after showing rebound patient did not show drug resistance or impaired immunity.

  • New effective combination therapy for pediatric...
    on June, 2022 at 2:08 pm

    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer affecting children. The T-ALL form of leukemia that emerges from early T lineage cells has a poorer prognosis than B-lineage ALL. The prognosis for relapsed T-ALL is very poor and new therapies are sorely needed. Medical researchers have […]

  • Mechanism leading to drug resistance in prostate...
    on June, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    Researchers reveal a mechanism by which prostate cancer cells become resistant through molecular modification of the androgen receptor protein and identify a potential treatment approach that could overcome this resistance.

Header Banner: AZT the development name for zidovudine was the first drug launched to treat HIV. It was used in high doses and as monotherapy, causing horrendous side effects and resistance in the HIV virus. In the subsequent 30 years clinical trials has led to the development of single tablet, once daily regimens to treat HIV with limited side effects. Now a two pill combination called Truvada can be given to individuals to prevent the risk of acquiring HIV (shown in the DarkDrug logo).

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