Scientists closer to making exercise in a pill

Scientists closer to making exercise in a pill

The study found that when the heart pumps more blood in the body during physical activity, the Piezo1 protein in the endothelium or lining of the arteries senses the increased pressure on the wall of the blood vessels.

Aug 25, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
This new alternative to colonoscopy can be as easy as swallowing a pill

This new alternative to colonoscopy can be as easy as swallowing a pill

Scientists have developed a new pill which can be a non-invasive alternative to colonoscopies.

Mar 16, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Make your heart smile with `healthy` choco pills

There's a new chocolate in town, which is healthy, calorie-free, and no fun at all. A new research has introduced chocolate in a pill.

Nov 22, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

'Stay awake' pill may boost brain function: Study

A drug that is used to help people with sleep disorders stay awake can boost cognitive functions in healthy people, a new study says.

Aug 29, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Thinking of going the 'pill' way? Here's all you need to know

There is only one drug known so well worldwide, it is simply called 'the Pill'.

Aug 23, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

'Pill on a string' can detect cancer early

A pill on a string can help doctors detect esophageal cancer at an early stage, says a new study.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

This new fruity fatbuster pill can help get rid of obesity for good

A Marlborough company has developed a pill that may help tackle the worldwide problem of overeating and obesity.

Mar 15, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

Soon, obesity may be cured with just a pill sans exercise

Scientists have recently found a new hormone that may help cure obesity without putting too much effort in exercising.

Mar 04, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

New `game-changing` daily pill can cut HIV risk among gay men by 86%

A team of scientists has discovered a daily pill that can dramatically cut a person's risk of contracting HIV by 86 percent.

Feb 25, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Soon, pill to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis

A team of scientists has discovered potential treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis, a form of the disease that cannot be cured with conventional therapies.

Feb 25, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

New 'feel-good pill' to keep you 'young' as you get older

A team of researchers has designed a feel-good pill to target metabolic repair and optimization.

Feb 05, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Some people would risk shorter life than daily pill

One in three people would risk living a shorter life instead of taking a daily pill to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD), new research shows.

Feb 04, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Diabetes breakthrough: Probiotic pill that 'rewires' the body

Scientists claim to have achieved a breakthrough in diabetes, a development that could bring hope and cheers to the millions of sufferers around the world.

Feb 03, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Effective oral contraceptives for obese women soon

Obese women who use oral contraceptives to prevent pregnancy can now heave a sigh of relief as researchers have identified ways to make birth control pills more effective.

Jul 29, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Now, water-testing lab packed into a pill

Want to know if your water supply is contaminated? Drop this pill in a vial of water and if the colour changes, there`s your answer!

Apr 29, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Now, pill that can explode cancer cells

Researchers have discovered that a substance called Vacquinol-1 that makes cells from glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain tumour, literally explode.

Mar 21, 2014, 10:31 AM IST

Anti-ageing pill that could help you live longer

In a breakthrough, scientists found that activating a protein called Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) extends lifespan and delays the onset of age-related diseases in mice.

Feb 28, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Soon, pill to cure laziness

Researchers have said that pills could be developed in the future which is going to motivate those lazy people.

Feb 15, 2014, 11:23 AM IST

Pill made from rose-hip extract can cut arthritis pain in sufferers by 90pc

A new pill made from rose-hip extract has been found to reduce the agony of osteoarthritis sufferers by an astonishing 90 percent.

Feb 12, 2014, 16:57 PM IST

New pill can `melt away` leukemia without chemotherapy

A new study has revealed that use of a twice-daily pill could turn a deadly blood cancer into a highly treatable disease, suggesting that people suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may be able to avoid having to take debilitating chemotherapy.

Jan 24, 2014, 11:59 AM IST