India expresses concern over drug trafficking, terrorist networks

  India on Tuesday voiced its concern over "the growing nexus of drug trafficking and terrorist networks", saying that "we have to continue and toughen our collective fight against these evils".

New nanodrug detects cancer therapy effectiveness in real time

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New York: Nowadays, with the help of new study, one can easily know whether the treatment for the deadly disease cancer is working for a patients or not.

New drug for prostate cancer found promising

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have created a new molecule for prostate cancer that has shown great efficacy when tested in mice.

Bedaquiline,1st TB drug to be rolled out for trial today

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New Delhi: Government is all set to roll out Bedaquiline, the first drug for multi-drug resistant TB for trial today.

First meldonium case exposed in Russian athletics

First meldonium case exposed in Russian athletics

26-year-old sprinter and 2013 European Championship silver-medallist Nadezhda Kotlyarova has reportedly tested positive for the substance.

Drug combo shuts down tumour growth in aggressive lung cancer

 A combination treatment consisting of the rheumatoid arthritis drug auranofin and an experimental targeted agent may shut down one of the most common and lethal forms of lung cancer, says a study.

HIV drug may check skin cancer becoming drug-resistant

 A drug prescribed for patients affected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is likely to prevent skin cancer developing resistance at the initial stages, suggests a new study.

Researchers identify drug that may cut Alzheimer's risk

The researchers in the study, published in the journal Science Advances, assembled a library of more than 10,000 small molecules which interact in some way with amyloid-beta, a molecule that plays a vital role in Alzheimer's disease.

Can drug help reduce domestic violence?

 A drug that causes hallucinations may have therapeutic potential for reducing intimate partner violence, says a study.

Blood pressure drug may treat Alzheimer's disease

A drug used to treat high blood pressure has been found to reduce cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, reports a new study.

Drug that can help cocaine users quit

Cocaine is a stimulant drug that can lead to addiction when taken repeatedly.

Triple-therapy treatment may fight resistant lung cancers

A triple therapy treatment consisting of two experimental drugs and radiation therapy may help fight lung cancers that are resistant to current treatments, a new study has claimed.

New breast cancer drug may combat other cancers too

A new oral drug whose efficacy in combating breast cancer has been demonstrated alone and in combination with endocrine therapy, also has potential to combat other types of cancer, new research has found.

US to fight multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

The White House released a plan to combat "global rise" of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

Govt eyes more NIPERs, pacts with pvt cos for drug research

 The government plans to step up partnership with private players through NIPERs for drug discovery as it looks to set up more such institutions in the next five years.


New drug found more effective for chronic leukemia patients

The findings showed that a newer, targeted drug, ibrutinib, is significantly more effective than traditional chemotherapy with chlorambucil in treating older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

CDFD scientists discover protein linked to tuberculosis

 Scientists at the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) have discovered a novel protein which could lead to development of a therapy for tuberculosis.

Amphibian-inspired drug can boost bone healing

A new drug, inspired by amphibians like salamanders, is being developed to help bones heal faster and better in older people suffering a fracture.

New drug to help bones heal better, faster

Bone fractures are a big problem in society, especially in older people

Viagra may help ward off diabetes onset

Taking the male potency pill may benefit the patients at diabetes risk, according to a new study.