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Forget pills- You can find these six painkillers in your own kitchen!

Forget pills- You can find these six painkillers in your own kitchen!

Do you often take pills for minor aches and pains? Well, taking medicines has become a part of our everyday life, including the smallest things.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
Want to stay robust at 90? Stop popping pills!

Want to stay robust at 90? Stop popping pills!

In a study published in the American Geriatrics Society journal, scientists have found out that as one ages, one tends to develop a number of chronic health conditions and concerns.

Feb 02, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Five things to avoid while you are on antibiotics!

Five things to avoid while you are on antibiotics!

Antibiotics undoubtedly offer protection against bacteria, but they also have certain side-effects that you need to be careful of.

Dec 25, 2016, 17:48 PM IST
Ditch pills, opt for healthy food for essential nutrients

Ditch pills, opt for healthy food for essential nutrients

The best way to have a healthy body is to drop the consumption of pills and medicines as substitutes for vegetables and include food which is packed with vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients.

Dec 19, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

New low-cost portable device to detect fake pills

Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, are developing a low-cost, portable device to authenticate medicines and supplements in order to prevent incorrectly labelled or fake pills from reaching consumers.

Feb 04, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Unbelievable! This pill lets people take control of their dreams

Unbelievable! This pill lets people take control of their dreams

The pills reportedly contain herbs and nutrients that encourage lucid dreaming.

Jan 22, 2016, 22:40 PM IST
Soon, 'smart' pills powered by digestible batteries

Soon, 'smart' pills powered by digestible batteries

A 'smart electronic pill' that can sense problems in your intestines and release appropriate drugs may soon become a reality, scientists say.

Sep 22, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

Extra vitamin D pills can increase cholesterol in teens

 Giving obese teenagers extra vitamin D pills can elevate their cholesterol and fat-storing triglycerides levels, an Indian American researcher has discovered.

Aug 15, 2015, 11:41 AM IST

Spanish town to put its pigeons on the pill

A Spanish town is planning to feed its pigeons a special birth control pill in a bid to slash the soaring bird population.

Jul 14, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Cannabis pills falls short in curing Dementia's behavioral symptoms

Medical marijuana pills may not be able to treat behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, pacing and wandering, claims a new study.

May 14, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Pills to adjust night-shift workers' body clock

What if a pill could help adjust your internal body clock to night shifts or jet lag the way it works during the day to eliminate various health risks, including cancer?

Jan 17, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Weight loss drugs could be counter-productive

Weight loss drugs and related weight loss remedies could be counter-productive as researchers, including an Indian-origin person, have found that those who believe in such remedies end up gaining more weight.

Nov 12, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Pain pills less effective in irritable bowel syndrome

Australian researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome and this renders pain treatment ineffective in such people.

Aug 21, 2014, 13:34 PM IST

`Smart` pills your gateway to super health?

Do you know that smart pills carrying miniature chips, sensors, cameras and robots can analyse your body from the inside?

May 26, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Soon, pill to wipe out bad memories?

Scientists have found that a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis may pave the way for a pill that can erase bad memories.

May 26, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

Nasal spray may soon replace pills to deliver drugs to brain

Researchers have said that when it comes to brain diseases pills are actually an extremely ineffecient way to deliver drugs to the brain.

May 22, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Pills made from human poop cure deadly gut infections

A new pill made of bacteria extracted from human poop can help treat those suffering from difficult-to-cure intestinal infections, scientists say.

Oct 06, 2013, 18:16 PM IST

Soon, pill to prevent stroke, heart attack

Researchers have uncovered a key platelet protein that may offer a new angle for developing drugs to prevent stroke and heart attack.

Sep 01, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

Battle `Delhi Belly` by this new pill!

Scientists have developed a pill to prevent Delhi belly - a condition that causes cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea due to intake of contaminated food and water - in those travelling to India and other tropical countries.

Jun 09, 2013, 23:09 PM IST

Glenmark gets tentative nod from USFDA for migraine tablets

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator for its generic Rizatriptan Benzoate tablets used for treating migraine attacks.

Sep 20, 2012, 13:55 PM IST