Pharmacology

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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