“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

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"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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  • How resistant germs transport toxins at molecular...
    on September, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    In order to counter the increasing threat posed by multi-drug resistant germs, we need to understand how their resistance mechanisms work. Transport proteins have an important role to play in this process. Scientists have now described the three-dimensional structure of transport protein Pdr5, […]

  • Research reveals drug targets for memory...
    on September, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    New research has identified specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories, paving the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders.

  • Common medications accumulate in gut bacteria,...
    on September, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    A new study has found that common medications can accumulate in gut bacteria, altering bacterial function and potentially reducing the effectiveness of the drug.

  • Researchers unlock the key that could lead to the...
    on September, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    Researchers have made a breakthrough discovery that could pave the way for the development of novel non-opioid painkillers (analgesics) to safely and effectively treat neuropathic pain.

  • Rheumatoid arthritis treated with implanted cells...
    on September, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    Researchers have genetically engineered cells that, when implanted in mice, deliver a biologic drug in response to inflammation.

  • Antibiotics linked to increased risk of colon...
    on September, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    There is a clear link between taking antibiotics and an increased risk of developing colon cancer within the next five to ten years. This has been confirmed after a study of 40,000 cancer cases. The impact of antibiotics on the intestinal microbiome is thought to lie behind the increased risk of […]

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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