Scientists Have Reached a Key Milestone in Learning How to Reverse Aging
This study is just the first step in redefining what it means to age, and Sinclair is the first to acknowledge that it raises more questions than answers. “We don’t understand how rejuvenation really works, but we know it works,” he says. “We can use it to rejuvenate parts of the body and hopefully make medicines that will be revolutionary. Now, when I see an older person, I don’t look at them as old, I just look at them as someone whose system needs to be rebooted. It’s no longer a question of if rejuvenation is possible, but a question of when.” (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Longevity Source Type: news

Doctors turn to antibiotics after sex in fight against syphilis surge
San Francisco officials recommend using doxycycline despite concerns about resistance to common drugs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctors turn to single pill for patients in fight to curb syphilis surge
San Francisco officials recommend using doxycycline despite concerns about resistance to common drugs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doxycycline Cuts STI Risk in Men, Trans Women Having Sex with Men Doxycycline Cuts STI Risk in Men, Trans Women Having Sex with Men
One 200 mg dose of doxycycline taken as post-exposure prophylaxis reduced the incidence of three sexually transmitted infections by 65%.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Post-Exposure Doxycycline Reduces STIs
(MedPage Today) -- MONTREAL – Men who have sex with men appeared to avoid contracting gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis by taking a single dose of the antibiotic doxycycline after engaging in condomless sexual activity, researchers said... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Global HIV/AIDS Fight Is At a Crossroads After COVID-19 Setbacks
Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises are jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS. Worldwide, the years-long decline in new HIV infections is leveling off. Worse, cases began climbing in parts of Asia and the Pacific where they previously had been falling, according to the United Nations agency leading the global AIDS fight. The number of people on lifesaving HIV treatments grew more slowly last year than it has in a decade. Inequities are widening. Every two minutes last year, a teen girl or youn...
Source: TIME: Health - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauran Neergaard/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate HIV/AIDS Public Health wire Source Type: news

Platform trial rules out treatments for COVID-19, NIHR Evidence
This research shows that adding doxycycline, azithromycin or colchicine to usual care provides no meaningful benefit to people in the community with COVID-19. They should not be used. Antibiotics should always be used sparingly to prevent bacteria becoming resistant to them. Use of any drug which is not effective puts people at unnecessary risk of side effects, and wastes money. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amoxicillin (Amoxil) vs. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)
Title: Amoxicillin (Amoxil) vs. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 29, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

NIHR Alert: Platform trial rules out treatments for COVID-19, NIHR
Expert commentary is provided for a trial which found adding doxycycline, azithromycin or colchicine to usual care provides no benefit to people in the community with COVID-19. These data are useful as preventing ineffective antibiotic use is critical to reduce drug resistance. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doxycycline Bests Azithromycin for Anogenital Chlamydia in Women
(MedPage Today) -- Doxycycline was superior to azithromycin for women with both anorectal and vaginal Chlamydia trachomatis infections, French researchers found in an open-label randomized trial. In a modified intention-to-treat analysis, microbiological... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - May 10, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

For Pemphigus, Rituximab Is First Line, Expert Says For Pemphigus, Rituximab Is First Line, Expert Says
Lower healthcare costs and efficacy put rituximab ahead of traditional treatments, such as corticosteroids, doxycycline, and immunomodulators, for the autoimmune blistering disease, an expert said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 1, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Fluorescence-Guided Debridement of Chronic Osteomyelitis Fluorescence-Guided Debridement of Chronic Osteomyelitis
In this article, the authors describe a technique for fluorescence-guided bone debridement with the preoperative administration of doxycycline.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing COVID-19 [NG191], NICE (updated 2nd September 2021)
This guideline covers the management of COVID-19 for children, young people and adults in all care settings. It brings together our existing recommendations on managing COVID-19, and new recommendations on therapeutics, so that healthcare staff and those planning and delivering services can find and use them more easily. We are continually monitoring the evidence and updating the guideline as new information emerges. On 2 September 2021, we added new recommendations on non-invasive respiratory support and doxycycline, and updated existing recommendations on heparins. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doxycycline Trumps Azithromycin for Asymptomatic Rectal Chlamydia Doxycycline Trumps Azithromycin for Asymptomatic Rectal Chlamydia
A 1-week course of doxycycline proved to be better than single-dose azithromycin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Common antibiotic found useful in accelerating recovery in tuberculosis patients
(National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) Researchers from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Infectious Diseases Translational Research Programme have discovered that the use of a common antibiotic, doxycycline, in combination with TB drug treatment, reduces the size of lung cavities and accelerates markers of lung recovery. This was done in a trial with 30 pulmonary tberculosis patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news