Researchers found that the incidence of depression symptoms in patients who took ketamine in addition to other pain therapeutics dropped by 50 per cent compared to the patients who took any other drug or drug combination for pain.May 04, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Diclofenac - a well-known cost-effective painkiller - has the potential to cut down the risk of post-surgical spread of cancer.Jan 12, 2016, 14:48 PM IST
The environment ministry has called for restricting the use of painkiller drug Diclofenac to a "single dose" package for humans to avoid its misuse for veterinary purposes and thereby cause a steep decline in the vulture population, an official statement said on Friday.Sep 18, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
Alarmed by the "steep" decline in the vulture population in India and to protect the bird from "extinction", the government has banned the multidose vial of anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac, which is used for cattle.Sep 18, 2015, 15:45 PM IST
53 samples were taken for testing across hospitals, out of which, four products seem to have failed the test.Sep 01, 2015, 15:45 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the union health and family welfare ministry to set up a committee to monitor the misuse of banned Diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory drug, in animal in India.May 11, 2015, 15:39 PM IST
Steppe Eagles may soon disappear like vultures as the raptor species has been found to be under threat from killer veterinary drug diclofenac.May 27, 2014, 17:25 PM IST
A new study suggests that the veterinary painkiller diclofenac could be the reason behind the drastic decline in the number of vulture species such as Red-headed and Egyptian Vulture.Apr 15, 2014, 03:58 AM IST
A project hopes to start releasing captive-bred birds into the wild by 2016, after experiencing the devastation wrought by a drug on Asian vulture populations.Feb 01, 2014, 12:30 PM IST
A scientific study has shown that seven years after the pain killer Diclofenac was banned by the central government for veterinary use due to its fatal effect on vultures.Sep 10, 2013, 14:19 PM IST
Human formulations of the drug Diclofenac banned for veterinary use are still being illegally used to treat cattle, posing a grave danger to the already critically-endangered vulture population, say experts.Apr 01, 2013, 14:35 PM IST
Applying topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — in the form of creams, gels and patches — can provide relief from the pain associated osteoarthritis of the knees or hands, concludes a new review by The Cochrane Library.Sep 23, 2012, 16:00 PM IST
Diclofenac is a restricted drug, banned by the government in 2006 for veterinary uses.May 17, 2011, 12:56 PM IST
Diclofenac is the "major cause"
behind the rapidly declining vulture numbers in the country,
the government said Friday.