Tag Archives: Drugs

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »

Prescriptions for Discredited COVID Drugs Surged 2,000% After Trump’s Support

THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 — A new study finds that prescriptions rose sharply for two anti-malarial drugs that President Donald Trump claimed could help prevent or treat COVID-19. This happened despite the fact that multiple studies found the medicines might only bring harm to patients with coronavirus illness. The study, conducted by researchers at Harvard-affiliated… Read More »

What drugs are in antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop the ability drugs survive exposure to antibiotics that were designed to kill them or stop their growth. Like boundary around affected areas. Tetracycline Antibiotics: Mode of Action, mosaic tetracycline resistance genes encoding ribosomal protection proteins”. These are antibiotic candidates – this approach is destined to fail since bacteria will… Read More »

Trump’s Embrace of Unproven Drugs to Treat Coronavirus Defies Science

At a long-winded White House briefing on Friday, President Trump enthusiastically and repeatedly promoted the promise of two long-used malaria drugs that are still unproven against the coronavirus, but being tested in clinical trials. “I’m a smart guy,” he said, while acknowledging he couldn’t predict the drugs would work. “I feel good about it. And… Read More »