Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:47
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:33
The increasing seizures of drugs, especially heroin, in recent years shows that Punjab has emerged as a major transit point for those in the illegal drugs trade.
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:28
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said his government was firmly committed to check drug peddling in the state and would ensure cutting of the supply of poppy husk from across the border.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:21
A person was arrested and a consignment of drugs, worth Rs 60 crore in the street market, was seized in Tarn Taran area here, police said on Sunday.
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:29
If you want to lose weight fast, turn your focus on brown fat instead of normal, white fat. According to researchers, brown fat plays an active role in metabolism.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 19:23
A new study suggests that out of the two drugs used for preventing blood clot formation, heparin, could result in improved outcomes in the treatment for heart diseases.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 15:25
Researchers have developed an economical, reliable and metal-free chemical reaction that could yield building blocks for future anti-HIV and cancer drugs.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:14
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that his wife Sharon is "like a praying mantis" when it comes to his addiction to drink and drugs.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:16
Malarial parasites resistant to existing drugs may have a difficult time soon, as researchers have now developed a compound that blocks the action of a key `gatekeeper` enzyme essential for malaria parasite survival.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:40
Drawing PM`s attention towards the problem of drug addiction across India, Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh asked him to take steps for formulating a uniform national drug policy.
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