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Statins could cut dementia risk by 25 percent

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:17

Scientists have revealed that statins drugs can slash the risk of dementia by a quarter.

Proteins may hold key to treating schizophrenia

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 00:01

A new study has revealed that the physiological signature of schizophrenia lies in the measurable proteins in brains.

Merck`s hepatitis C drugs show 98% cure rate in trial

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 06:38

Offering new hopes to millions of people infected with Hepatitis C, a two-drug combination by Merck & Co to treat the infectious liver disease has showed a cure rate of 98% in a mid-stage trial.

Sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs up risk of death

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 12:48

A new study has found that anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills could increase risk of death.

Soon, `electronic skin` to release drugs in body

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 11:59

Imagine a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can store information and also deliver medicine - combining patient treatment and monitoring at one time?

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost your sex life too

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 20:58

Those who take cholesterol-lowering statins to keep their heart health in shape can further chill as statins have now been linked with a significant improvement in erectile function.

TB patients in India suffer due to poor regulation of drugs

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:52

India needs to prevent the unregulated sale and inappropriate prescription of tuberculosis (TB) drugs in the private healthcare sector, a practice that has had a significant role in the emergence of drug-resistant TB in the country, warned the international medical humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

Kids inherit drug, alcohol habits from parents

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 17:00

A new study has revealed that kids can inherit drug and alcohol abuse habits from their parents.

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