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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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  • Artificial intelligence reveals current drugs...
    on March, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    Researchers have developed a method based on artificial intelligence that rapidly identifies currently available medications that may treat Alzheimer's disease. The method also reveals potential new treatment targets for the disease.

  • New evidence COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less...
    on March, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    New research has found that new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form of the virus that sparked the pandemic, potentially undermining the effectiveness of vaccines and antibody-based drugs now being used to prevent or treat COVID-19.

  • Researchers identify brain ion channel as new...
    on March, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    Clinical trial results provide rationale for continued study of the KCNQ type of ion channel.

  • Placebo effect may explain reported benefits of...
    on March, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Positive psychological effects associated with taking small doses of psychedelic drugs are likely the result of users' expectations, suggests a new study.

  • WHO expert panel strongly advises against use of...
    on March, 2021 at 2:16 am

    The anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine should not be used to prevent infection in people who do not have covid-19, say a WHO Guideline Development Group (GDG) panel of international experts.

  • Assessing a compound's activity, not just its...
    on March, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Assessing a drug compound by its activity, not simply its structure, is a new approach that could speed the search for COVID-19 therapies and reveal more potential therapies for other diseases. This action-based focus -- called biological activity-based modeling (BABM) -- forms the core of a new […]

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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