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How malaria parasites resist drugs revealed

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:53

A study has revealed the answer to how malaria parasite becomes resistance to the antimalarial drug in clinical trials, which makes the drugs less effective.

Is paracetamol a back ache drug or just placebo?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:27

A new study has revealed paracetamol is no better than Placebo as it does not help in speedy recovery from severe lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life.

New drug cures Hepatitis C in HIV patients

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:28

In a ray of hope for patients infected with both HIV and Hepatitis C, researchers have found that a combination drug therapy cures chronic Hepatitis C in majority of such patients.

Asthma inhalers may suppress growth in kids

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:20

A new study has revealed that inhalers that are used to give corticosteroid drugs to children with asthma may suppress their growth in the first year of treatment.

`Include men in breast cancer trials`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:11

Men may find it hard to report anything in their breast, even if it is a lump, but the fact is breast cancer is not exclusive to women and though the proportion is small, men too can have it.

Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:48

In what could open a new chapter in the development of drugs for treating Alzheimer`s disease, for which currently there is no cure, researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target for tackling memory impairment.

Australia tops global list of recreational drug users

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 08:46

Australia has the highest proportion of recreational drug users in the world, according to the UN`s 2014 World Drug Report, media reports said Monday.

Cheaper drug more effective for heart attack treatment

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:37

A cheaper drug used to prevent blood clot formation during emergency heart attack treatment is more effective than its more popular and expensive counterpart.

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