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Two Drug Trials May Promise Some Relief for People Who Suffer from Migraine Headaches

Two drug trials may promise some relief for people who suffer from migraine headaches as well as those who have cluster headaches, a rare...

UN Report: 30% Increase in Drug Usage, 35 Million Suffering from Disorders

The United Nation's latest report on drug use revealed a 30 per cent increase on 2009 with regards to the consumption of narcotics with...

Drug that Helps Regulate Bone Development to Boost Growth Rates of Children with Dwarfism on Global Trial

 A drug that helps regulate bone development has been found to boost growth rates in children with achondroplasia, the most common type of dwarfism,...

US: New Drug to Boost Low Sex Drive in Women

U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or...

Super Drug to Take on Stubborn Tuberculosis in Uttar Pradesh, India

Uttar Pradesh may soon get a new drug to fight the multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB). The new anti-TB drug, with delamanid as active substance,...

Researchers Find Drug to Delay Type-1 Diabetes by Two Years

In a first, researchers have found that a treatment affecting the immune system effectively slowed the progression to clinical Type-1 diabetes in high risk individuals by...

New Smart Drug Shows Promise for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of pre-menopausal women with the most common type of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday,...

Parkinson Treatment Possible Through A Blood Pressure Drug

Felodipine, a prescribed drug to treat high blood pressure, has shown promise against Parkinson's, Huntington's and forms of dementia in studies carried out in...

Patients With Hard-To-Treat Depression, A New Drug ‘Special K’ At Rescue

A mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K won U.S. approval Tuesday for patients with hard-to-treat depression, the first in a series...

Researchers Discover Novel Drug to Delay Ageing

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new drug that can delay ageing demonstrated by declining muscle mass, strength and function. As human bodies age, they increasingly...

Novel Drug May Shorten Treatment Duration For Tuberculosis

A new experimental antibiotic for tuberculosis (TB) has been shown to be more effective against TB than Isoniazid, a decades old drug which is currently one of the...

Common Drug Form Effective in Treating Children With Anxiety Disorder

Researchers have found that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are very effective in treating children and adolescents with paediatric anxiety disorder. They reached the conclusion after examining common medications...

Concerned Zimbabwe’s Citizens Start an Anti-Drug Campaign

A group of concerned Zimbabweans has started an anti-alcohol and drug campaign, targeting communities in which unemployed young people resort to drinking and using...

New Drug Offers Treatment For Diabetes-Related Blindness

In a major breakthrough, Australian scientists have developed a new drug that offers treatment for people suffering from diabetic retinopathy -- the main cause of blindness from diabetes. The debilitating disease occurs when...

Anaemia Drug Can Aid in Recovery After Heart Attack

Drugs currently undergoing development to treat anaemia -- lack of blood -- could be repurposed to help prevent people with Type-2 diabetes from developing...

HIV Drug Is Not Linked to Depression: Study

A new study of a popular HIV drug could ease concerns about its link to depression. Researchers in Uganda found that efavirenz, once feared...

Smoking Before 15: Higher Risk of Drug Problem in Boys

If boys start smoking pot in early teenage life, they may be at a higher risk of developing drug problem as a young adult,...

Study Shows That Drug to treat bleeding may benefit some stroke patients

A drug, currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, may benefit patients with stroke caused by bleeding in...

New Therapy for Drug-Resistant Skin Cancer Suggested by Researchers

A team of researchers has managed to exploit a vulnerability in melanoma or skin cancer that develops resistance to a targeted therapy, providing a...

A Drug That Can Potentially Cure Hair Loss

There is new hope for bald people to get back hair without going for transplantation as researchers have found that a drug originally developed...

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