Drug resistance can be avoided through homeopathy: Experts

Expressing concern over the excessive use of antibiotics in allopathy, which results in drug resistance, health experts Saturday said that homeopathy can do away with this menace.

Biological mechanism allows brain cancer cells to hide from drugs

A new research has discovered a biological mechanism that allows brain tumor cells to escape from the drugs designed to target them, resulting in drug resistance.

Battling Kala azar: Indian scientists overcoming drug resistance

With drug resistance threatening the battle against kala azar, which afflicts 350 million in 88 countries, a group of Indian scientists has taken a giant step to develop a potential therapy by using tiny molecules present in the body.

How breast cancer cells acquire drug resistance

Duke Cancer Institute researchers on a seven-year quest to understand how breast cancer cells resist treatment with the targeted therapy lapatinib have found a previously unknown molecular network that regulates cell death.

Southampton Varsity research looks at novel ways to combat drug resistance

University of Southampton biological scientists are leading a major research project aimed at making drugs more effective.

`Low-cost pain killer can wipe out drug resistant TB`

A low-cost drug, which is widely used as a pain killer in developing countries, can kill drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) -- a feat few currently approved TB drugs can accomplish, say researchers.

Why swine flu virus develops drug resistance

Using computer chips of a type more commonly found in games consoles, researchers have revealed how the swine flu virus resists anti-flu drugs like Relenza and Tamiflu.

Broccoli compound could help beat drug resistance

Sulforaphane, a compound obtained from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts could help bring relief to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.