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Female medical staff in China given pills to delay periods

Reports of prioritising conserving suits over menstrual health invite flak from all over the world

09 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

Demons in your medicine pouch

Fresh juices, coconut water and all the things you grew up learning about will come into use now.

01 Nov 2019 12:38 AM

FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen in US

The “one-pill, once-a-day combination” provides people living with HIV the option to reduce the number of antiretrovirals they take.

22 Nov 2017 7:40 AM

Smart pills to track health statistics, send info automatically

The FDA has just approved of a pill with ingestible sensors that can send health statistics directly to your smartphone.

17 Nov 2017 7:48 PM

US approves pill with sensor to track if patient takes medication regularly

The system works by sending a message from the pill’s sensor to a wearable patch, which then transmits the information to a mobile app.

14 Nov 2017 6:37 PM


New drug to treat bowel cancer discovered by Brit researchers

Most bowel cancers are caused by a mutation in a gene called APC that in its healthy form actually acts to prevent cancer formation.

19 Oct 2017 8:50 AM

New 'quadpill' can cure high blood pressure

The pill is said to be twice as effective as the normal pill used

11 Feb 2017 9:49 AM

Decrease pill consumption to stay strong in old age

Polypharmacy may lead to frailty and cause many problems in older adults

02 Feb 2017 10:47 AM

Excess Aspirin increases death risk in cancer patients

The use of non-steroidal inflammatory drugs over a long period of time has a higher chance to help cause cancer

20 Dec 2016 6:48 PM

High BP drugs can control spreading cancer

Calcium channel blockers target Myosin-10 cancer cells blocking cancer cell movement

18 Dec 2016 2:00 PM