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Trials will have ups and downs, say scientists

Adverse effects were noted on two human subjects who volunteered for the phase 3 trials of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

11 Sep 2020 1:15 PM

US sends 2 million doses of malaria drug to Brazil for COVID-19 treatment

No large, rigorous scientific studies have found the drug, hydroxychloroquine, safe or effective for preventing or treating COVID-19

01 Jun 2020 9:54 AM

Trump feels 'absolutely great' after taking hydroxychloroquine

India, which is one of the major manufactures of the drug, has sent several millions of doses to the US as part of its humanitarian gesture

29 May 2020 10:18 AM

After WHO, France puts ban on hydroxychloroquine

Under the new French rules, the drug can be used only in clinical trials to test its efficacy against coronavirus

27 May 2020 3:42 PM

US allows use of remdesivir to help virus recovery

No drugs are currently FDA-approved for treating the coronavirus, and remdesivir will still need formal approval

02 May 2020 11:02 AM


Scientists develop device to deliver cancer therapy without side effects

What distinguishes the approach from others is the use of the implantable nanodevice that can be placed inside the tumour very accurately.

24 Oct 2018 7:34 PM

Women are more likely to be affected by side-effects of chemotherapy than men

Even as the number of patients experiencing reduction in size of tumour was higher in men, there wasn’t much difference in survival rates.

19 Oct 2018 5:58 PM

Researchers show how exactly contraceptives affect mental health in women

Effects of hormone shifts on mood and behaviour may vary with some women being very sensitive to small shifts in oestrogen and progesterone.

17 May 2018 5:52 PM

'Love hormone' with less side effects developed

The downside to oxytocin is that it activates a number of receptors, some of which can lead to unwanted side effects.

13 Dec 2017 7:23 PM

Side effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients may be lessened by Tibetan yoga

Tibetan yoga practices keep people in continuous movement and they are thought to improve memory and mental clarity.

21 Sep 2017 12:57 PM


Here are sexual problems cancer survivors have to deal with

A lack of communication is a major cause for sexual problems even though therapy is available for patients.

20 Jul 2017 3:36 PM