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Israeli tech pinpoints drug interactions with AI

Israeli tech pinpoints drug interactions with AI

A technology developed and deployed in Israel can alert doctors to divergent treatment regimens that could land their patients in the hospital. Many elderly patients end up in hospital because of drug interactions or when treatments don’t keep up with the latest evidence. This phenomenon is called, in medical parlance, “suboptimal polypharmacy.” Receive our free …

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Paxlovid rebound patient showed no drug resistance or impaired immunity - Pharmacology and Drug News

Paxlovid rebound patient showed no drug resistance or impaired immunity – Pharmacology and Drug News

Paxlovid is the main oral medicine to prevent severe cases of COVID-19 in people at high risk. However, symptoms returned in some patients after treatment ended, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a health advisory about this so-called “COVID-19 rebound.” In a study published June 20, 2022 in Clinical infectious …

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How Fast-Growing Bacteria Can Resist Antibiotics Pharmacology & Drug News

How Fast-Growing Bacteria Can Resist Antibiotics Pharmacology & Drug News

Scientists have shown how certain fast-growing bacteria can be removed with antibiotics, according to a study published today in eLife. The results show that individuals that grow rapidly within bacterial colonies show a significantly higher expression of active ribosomes, particles within the cell that synthesize proteins. This helps the bacteria avoid the buildup of an …

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