“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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  • Co-creating health for humanity: New trends in...
    on January, 2023 at 3:15 pm

    Discovering new drugs has become increasingly rare for independent large pharmaceutical companies in recent times. Almost 60% of new drugs are discovered through mergers and acquisitions and drug licensing. Now, researchers shed light on the recent trends of spinouts from academia and investments […]

  • Sweet salvation -- how a sugar cane pathogen is...
    on January, 2023 at 5:32 pm

    A potent plant toxin with a unique way of killing harmful bacteria has emerged as one of the strongest new antibiotic candidates in decades.

  • DNA sequencing method lifts 'veil' from genome...
    on January, 2023 at 5:32 pm

    Many life-saving drugs directly interact with DNA to treat diseases such as cancer, but scientists have struggled to detect how and why they work -- until now.

  • Researchers identify therapeutic targets to...
    on January, 2023 at 2:20 pm

    Glioblastoma (GBM) is a WHO grade IV brain tumor with dismal prognosis. Although post-surgical radiation chemotherapy combined with temozolomide is the standard line of treatment, GBM cells surviving radiotherapy contribute to tumor progression and recurrence even more aggressively. Researchers […]

  • Scientists re-writes an equation in FDA guidance...
    on January, 2023 at 2:20 pm

    A team of mathematicians and pharmaceutical scientists collaborated to identify the major cause of the low accuracy of the equation in the FDA guidance used to predict drug-drug interaction through an enzyme (cytochrome P450, CYP) induction mediation. To overcome the fundamental limit of the […]

  • Scientists take another step toward building a...
    on January, 2023 at 11:21 pm

    New work provides a comprehensive structural framework that should help drug developers rationally design safer drugs to relieve severe pain.

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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