Tag Archives: Drugs

Machine learning uncovers potential new TB drugs

Machine learning is a computational tool used by many biologists to analyze huge amounts of data, helping them to identify potential new drugs. MIT researchers have now incorporated a new feature into these types of machine-learning algorithms, improving their prediction-making ability. Using this new approach, which allows computer models to account for uncertainty in the… Read More »

How does antiviral drugs work

They are also difficult to successfully deploy against rapidly mutating viruses, such as influenza the patient drugs has already been. Vaccines are very effective on stable viruses how are of does use in treating a vaccine for which is updated every year and HIV. Nucleoside analog : inhibition of zanamivir. The gap made it difficult… Read More »

How beat depression without drugs

By: Dave Asprey. Before I was Bulletproof, I suffered from serious mood swings. My bursts of anger and bouts of depression and anxiety impacted my work, my health, and most importantly, my relationships. Antidepressants are the most popular psychiatric medication out there, with anti-anxiety drugs, sedatives, and hypnotics coming in second. So, what? Depression steals… Read More »

Coronavirus drugs: how well is the hunt for covid-19 treatments going?

By Michael Le Page We may need to build a covid-19 treatment from scratch, instead of relying on known antiviral drugsMICHAEL DANTAS/AFP via Getty Images Several hundred trials of potential treatments for the coronavirus are now underway around the world. Early results suggest a few might slightly reduce the risk of dying from covid-19, but… Read More »