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Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible

Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible

Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible Convergence of machine learning and dynamic laser speckle imaging to monitor bacterial motion enables rapid and accurate identification of antibiotic resistance and the minimum drug dosage needed to inhibit bacterial …

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NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19

NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19

NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19 NIH launches trial of antibody drugs against COVID-19 (HealthDay)—A study to assess whether certain approved or experimental drugs are effective against COVID-19 and warrant testing in large clinical trials has been launched by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). The research …

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Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19

Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19

Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19 Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19 In this undated image from video provided by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, vials are inspected at the company’s facilities in New York state, for efforts on an …

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When psychotropic medications are used as recreational drugs

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When psychotropic medications are used as recreational drugs When psychotropic medications are used as recreational drugs Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Recreational, abused drugs (e.g., cannabinoids; cocaine; and MDMA/ecstasy) appear to increase dopaminergic signaling in the mesolimbic reward pathway which, in turn, reinforces the subjective rewarding, and euphoric effects of such …

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Withdrawal syndrome following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs: What we know

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Withdrawal syndrome following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs: What we know Withdrawal syndrome following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs: What we know Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics reports an article that analyzes the data that are available on what may happen when psychotropic drugs are discontinued. …

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