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Scientists identify drug to curb female infertility from cancer treatments

Scientists identify drug to curb female infertility from cancer treatments

According to a previous study, nearly 40 per cent of all female breast cancer survivors experience premature ovarian failure, in which they lose normal function of their ovaries and often become infertile.

Sep 02, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
This drug can cut cancer risk, heart attack chances

This drug can cut cancer risk, heart attack chances

The drug canakinumab can cut expensive interventions, such as bypass surgery, by more than 30 per cent, researchers said.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Pakistani global drug-trafficking kingpin arrested in London

Hafeez, 58, is alleged to be the head of an organisation spanning Europe, Africa, Asia and North America, that produced and smuggled drugs including heroin, methamphetamine, or crystal meth, and ephedrine.

Aug 26, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Common anti-obesity, diabetes drug may help lower brain pressure!

Common anti-obesity, diabetes drug may help lower brain pressure!

A traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus, accumulated water in the brain, as well as stroke can cause growing pressure inside your skull which is a major feature of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH).

Aug 24, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Philippine Church head urges end to drug killings

More than 2,000 other people have been killed in drug-related crimes and thousands more murdered in unexplained circumstances.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Odisha: 21 ganja smugglers arrested in Koraput

Odisha: 21 ganja smugglers arrested in Koraput

The wild grass, illegally cultivated in the hills and jungles in Malkangiri district and Lamataput and Machkund areas of Koraput district is smuggled to states like Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Rajasthan.

Aug 20, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
This new pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse

This new pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse

The new pain drug binds to a receptor on cells throughout the central nervous system called the sigma 2 receptor.

Aug 17, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
Breakthrough finds arthritis drug could treat blood cancer

Breakthrough finds arthritis drug could treat blood cancer

Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, according to scientists at a leading British university.

Aug 03, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
New drug could improve Parkinson's disease treatment

New drug could improve Parkinson's disease treatment

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease are commonly managed using selective dopamine receptor agonists. 

Aug 02, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

Rs 3,500 cr worth heroin seized from ship off Gujarat

A joint investigation by the Coast Guard, Intelligence Bureau (IB), police, Customs, Navy and other agencies is currently underway.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

US indicts suspected Russian 'mastermind' of $4 billion bitcoin laundering scheme

US authorities also linked him to the failure of Mt. Gox, a Japan-based bitcoin exchange that collapsed in 2014 after being hacked.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
HIV prevention: Vaginal ring containing antiretroviral dapivirine found safe, acceptable in US teens

HIV prevention: Vaginal ring containing antiretroviral dapivirine found safe, acceptable in US teens

A vaginal ring that contains an experimental antiretroviral (ARV) drug, previously found to provide protection against HIV infection in women, has been found safe and acceptable in teenage girls, researchers claim.

Jul 25, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
Doping drug that led to Lance Armstrong's downfall has 'little effect' on athletes' performance: Study

Doping drug that led to Lance Armstrong's downfall has 'little effect' on athletes' performance: Study

They found that while performance was improved in high intensity tests, endurance and road race performances were similar for those who took the drug rHuEPO and those who did not.

Jul 03, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Want to get rid of knee pain? Try this new chili-extract painkiller!

Want to get rid of knee pain? Try this new chili-extract painkiller!

Chronic knee pain can become a nuisance, if proper care and appropriate treatment are not taken timely.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
This new 'real sun-tan' drug may help prevent skin cancer!

This new 'real sun-tan' drug may help prevent skin cancer!

The new drug tricked the skin into producing the brown form of the pigment melanin which gives human skin, hair and eyes their colour.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Anti-nausea drug may help treat people with sleep apnoea

Anti-nausea drug may help treat people with sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a condition where breathing is briefly but repeatedly interrupted during sleep.

Jun 07, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
This new experimental treatment for ovarian cancer seems 'promising'

This new experimental treatment for ovarian cancer seems 'promising'

The new drug mimics folic acid to attack ovarian cancer cells.

Jun 03, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Assam: 40 quintal tobacco, 800 kg of Ganja destroyed in Kokrajhar

Assam: 40 quintal tobacco, 800 kg of Ganja destroyed in Kokrajhar

On the order of the Supreme Court, the Kokrajhar Police with the permission of the Kokrajhar High Court on Tuesday burnt and destroyed at least 40 quintal tobacco, 800 kg of Ganja, 1,400 bottles of phensedyl and 465 kg of intoxicants in premises of former MLA Pradip Kumar Bramhho.

May 16, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
WHO demands transparency for fairer drug pricing

WHO demands transparency for fairer drug pricing

Drugmakers are under growing fire as a wave of new treatments for serious conditions like cancer and hepatitis C come to market at sky-high prices, putting them out of reach of many patients and national health services.

May 12, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Scientists develop drug to boost fitness in diabetics, older adults

Scientists develop drug to boost fitness in diabetics, older adults

The rewards of aerobic exercise have long been out of reach for the elderly, obese or otherwise mobility-limited.

May 03, 2017, 13:37 PM IST