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Daily consumption of this drug can cause certain cancers in men

Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who are not exposed.

04 May 2018 5:33 PM

Antiepileptic drugs could lead to birth defects

Some of the most common birth defects are caused by a neural tube that fails to close completely.

02 May 2018 8:36 PM

Study finds youth majorly affected by drug overdose

Factors associated with increased overdose risk were disorders involving use of alcohol, cocaine or amphetamines.

26 Apr 2018 8:09 AM

New potential breast cancer drug identified

The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said.

25 Apr 2018 11:00 AM

Study finds two out of three diabetes drugs lower death risk

All drugs lower blood sugar levels but results reveal while two of them reduced risk of death, one did not.

19 Apr 2018 8:37 AM


'Caffeine used to create novel gels for drug delivery'

Drugs carried by this kind of material could be chewable or easier to swallow.

16 Apr 2018 5:15 PM

Doctor in Germany kills lover by applying cocaine on penis before she performs oral sex

Dr Andreas Niederbichler is being probed for giving three more women the drug during sexual encounters.

12 Apr 2018 6:46 PM

Exposure to epilepsy drug in womb can hamper kid's grades

Here is what a new study has found.

30 Mar 2018 5:26 PM

Educational success curbs effects of child abuse: study

Successful school experiences kept teens from both committing crimes and having antisocial behaviours.

16 Mar 2018 1:25 PM

Newer gout drug poses risk to heart patients

People with gout already face an elevated risk of cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease.

13 Mar 2018 9:45 AM


Novo's pioneering diabetes pill impresses in first big study

The oral form of the drug, known generically as semaglutide, is crucial for ensuring the group’s long-term growth.

23 Feb 2018 8:13 AM

Precision cancer therapy works in 75 per cent of patients, says study

Larotrectinib, taken orally once or twice a day, interferes with an on-switch for cancer growth caused by an acquired genetic defect.

22 Feb 2018 8:16 AM

This drug could reverse alcohol's damaging effects on brain

Studies show two weeks of daily treatment with tandospirone reversed effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis.

10 Feb 2018 8:40 AM

Common drug for PTSD doesn’t stem nightmares, sleep problems in veterans

Recipients show no significant reduction in recurrent nightmares or easier sleep compared to veterans receiving placebo.

08 Feb 2018 8:01 AM

USFDA grants approval for Cipla's HIV drug

Cipla in a BSE filing said it has received final approval from USFDA for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets.

31 Jan 2018 8:49 AM


New drug combination can safely treat malaria: Study

The two-fold medication was administered for three days to patients aged one to thirty who were infected with malaria.

22 Jan 2018 6:56 PM

Baby battling for life after drug injection post-surgery at Delhi hospital

According to doctor, 'abnormal reaction' the baby exhibited after the administration gave the sedative happens in 'one out of 25,000 cases'.

20 Jan 2018 10:17 AM

This new treatment could combat hearing loss

Two clinical trials are testing this ground-breaking medicine that is injected into the ear.

17 Jan 2018 1:26 PM

Paracetamol may impair fertility of female offsprings: Study

Study claims paracetamol when taken during pregnancy altered the development of the reproductive systems of female offsprings.

07 Jan 2018 1:24 PM

This drug may cut fat without sacrificing food intake

Here is what a new study has found.

07 Jan 2018 12:57 PM