Shun pills, try sex to get relief from migraine

Got a throbbing or pulsing sensation in one area of the head? Forget pills and go between the sheets to relieve migraine symptoms.

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.

`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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Now, pills as effective as `unpleasant` liquid laxatives for cancer screening

The unpleasant process of drinking several litres of the liquid laxatives before a virtual colonoscopy may soon be a thing of past.

Non-oral contraceptives up risk of serious blood clots

A new study has put more weight to the evidence that certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives (e.g. skin patches, implants and vaginal rings) carry a higher risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism) than others.

Pills `better at curing appendix than surgery`

Two out of three appendix removal operations may be unnecessary and could be avoided by simply administering antibiotics, a new study has revealed.

Gene discovery offers hope for pill that can extend life by 20 years

Scientists have identified a gene that could hold the key to extending life by up to two decades.

Pills as good as stents for some patients: Study

Treating stable heart patients with a handful of pills works just as well as propping open blocked heart arteries with a stent.

`Pills as good as stents for stable heart patients`

Treating stable heart patients with a handful of pills works just as well as propping open blocked heart arteries with a stent.

Now, a diet drug that keeps weight off for 2 years

The drug called Qnexa is a combination of the appetite suppressant phentermine and the anti-seizure drug topiramate.

Now, a patch that eases your chronic pain

The plight of someone who experiences chronic pain is only imaginable!

Now, a patch that eases your chronic pain

The plight of someone who experiences chronic pain is only imaginable!

Excess intake of Paracetamol could take away life

Taking too much paracetamol in pills and cold remedies can prove to be dangerous.

Multivitamins lead users to risky behaviours

Multivitamins promotes a false sense of invulnerability that actually leads its users to engage in riskier behaviours.