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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...

The opiate crisis in the U.S.

Nobody intends to suffer drug addictions, regardless of what drug it is you are dealing with. Among the drugs that are constantly in the...

New test may prevent antibiotic resistances from spreading

Scientists have found a new kind of test This may prevent antibiotic resistance The new method also provides faster diagnosis Scientists have developed a...

‘Epilepsy drug during pregnancy ups the oral cleft risk in babies’

The study, published in the journal Neurology, said the risk is particularly high when the drug is used in high doses. “Our results suggest...

You May Soon Be Able to Prevent Chikungunya With Vaccines! IIT-Roorkee Researchers Discover Drug to Fight the Disease

Roorkee, October 9, 2017 : Dengue and Chikungunya are known to strike fear in the country every year, so much so that the health graph...

Significant rise in number of Women dying from Drug overdoses Globally: Report

GENEVA, Mar 3, 2017: A new report finds a significant rise in the number of women dying from drug overdoses globally, while fewer women than...

Premature birth can be controlled by a Diabetes drug

The early-stage study, based on results from mice bred to be prone to premature birth, was published online in JCI: The Journal of...

Demons, Drug Dealers and Prostitutes: Do Indians look down on Africans?

Zaharaddeen Muhammed shares his sadness that not once has he been invited to an Indian’s home or has someone visited him when Africans offer...

Colombian Guerrilla group releases Spanish Journalist after week-long captivity

Hernandez went missing on May 21 in a remote region near border with Venezuela Salud Hernandez and Two other journalist were released by...

Anti-smoking drug from nicotine-eating bacteria: Study

New York: A bacterium that consumes nicotine may help scientists develop a powerful anti-smoking drug, says a study.  The researchers found that the bacterial enzyme can...

New drug may treat depression in a day

New York: Researchers have identified promising drug compounds that could successfully treat depression in less than 24 hours while minimizing side effects. Although they have not...

New drug compound may reduce HIV potency

Researchers have discovered that supplementing existing antiretroviral therapy with a natural compound can reduce the potency of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thereby halting...

Swine flu: Is Modi-led government doing too little too late?

By Harshmeet Singh Even as the health departments reiterate their stand repeatedly by claiming that ‘everything is under control’, the H1N1 swine flu virus continues...

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