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Some dietary supplements contain potentially harmful drugs

Expert offers some advice on how to avoid tainted supplements.

14 Oct 2018 2:38 PM

Amarinder Singh accuses Pakistan of flooding Punjab with drugs

Mr. Singh said that in both these cases the intended destination of the narcotic substances was Punjab.

07 Oct 2018 12:40 AM

New drug may help treat Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is a complex neurodegenerative disorder.

27 Sep 2018 12:20 PM

Common painkiller may not help in chronic pain after nerve injury

There is no diagnostic method that allows doctors to identify the patients whose pain will respond to a particular type of pain treatment

26 Sep 2018 11:04 AM

Kids whose mothers use marijuana may try it at a younger age

Marijuana has been linked with negative consequences such as impairments in concentration and decision-making.

25 Sep 2018 10:07 AM


Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs: Study

Researchers say response to hepatitis C therapy among people who inject drugs was very favourable.

21 Sep 2018 1:24 PM

Dad 'high on drugs' shoots and kills his six-month-old baby as wife refused him sex

Man in question was arrested and charged with killing his child after arguing with his 20-year-old wife, in Brazil.

13 Sep 2018 7:24 PM

Young people with opioid addiction not getting proper treatment

The medications prevent overdose by attaching to the same receptors as do powerful opioids, such as heroin.

12 Sep 2018 1:10 PM

Sleep may impact college grades more than drinking or drugs

More than two-thirds of students surveyed said they had not received information from their universities about sleep difficulties.

12 Sep 2018 11:25 AM

Scientists discover non-addictive painkiller

New chemical compound is found to be safe and non-addictive.

31 Aug 2018 9:41 AM


Researchers develop potential drugs to help you quit smoking

They hope that the substances could help people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether.

29 Aug 2018 11:23 AM

Safety considerations to keep in mind before taking sleep medication

Sleeping pills have a potential to make a person dependent on it when he/she takes those pills for a prolonged period.

23 Aug 2018 2:29 PM

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

Some drugs elevate blood pressure mainly by causing the body to retain excess fluid.

21 Aug 2018 7:13 PM

New HIV therapy can boost immunity

The drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options.

16 Aug 2018 8:59 AM

Here's how cannabis harms the brain

Prolonged cannabinoid intake does have a negative impact in brain function and memory.

14 Aug 2018 11:49 AM


New delivery methods can combat cancer

Scientists showed that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could be used to target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells.

14 Aug 2018 9:37 AM

Manish Sisodia to teachers: Help kids fight drugs

Sisodia made this statement after he inaugurated the ‘Capacity Building Programme on Substance Abuse’ organised by the SCERT.

09 Aug 2018 1:46 AM

More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

The medications for high blood pressure contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which potentially causes cancer through long-term use.

06 Aug 2018 7:11 PM

Bacteria can sense amino acids

The new findings could help researchers better understand how drugs could target specific proteins.

06 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

Study participants were given one of five doses of BAN2401.

26 Jul 2018 12:37 PM