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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scientists develop first light-activated drug for pain treatment

Scientists develop first light-activated drug for pain treatment

For the first time, scientists have developed a light-activated drug that has therapeutic applications for the treatment of pain.

First 'photo-drug' for pain can be activated anytime with light

First 'photo-drug' for pain can be activated anytime with light

The Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona study's design of a "photo-drug" (JF-NP-26) has powerful therapeutic applications to treat pain, a molecule that can be specifically activated at any wished moment (that is, with a high spatiotemporal resolution) with light.

US FDA approves first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat aggressive multiple sclerosis

US FDA approves first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat aggressive multiple sclerosis

US Food and Drug Administration regulators have approved the first drug 'Ocrevus' to treat adult people with an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis.

New gene silencer drug could cut cholesterol by half

New gene silencer drug could cut cholesterol by half

The technique, known as RNA interference (RNAi) therapy, essentially 'switches off' one of the genes responsible for elevated cholesterol.

Drug used to prevent preterm births may do more harm than good

Drug used to prevent preterm births may do more harm than good

The drug, a synthetic progestogen hormone called 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011.

This drug may help fight blood cancer

This drug may help fight blood cancer

The research appeared in journal Nature Medicine.Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that affects plasma cells - white blood cells that normally produce antibodies to fight infection.

This common drug may reduce bowel disease symptoms – Read

This common drug may reduce bowel disease symptoms – Read

This yeast, known formally as Saccharomyces cerevisiae, "aggravated intestinal damage in mouse models of colitis," and also caused higher levels of uric acid in the gut, said the study.

US FDA approves first drug to limit frequent urination at night

US FDA approves first drug to limit frequent urination at night

For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug especially for adults that will limit their frequent urination at night.

Researchers develop magnetic implant to provide new drug delivery method

Researchers develop magnetic implant to provide new drug delivery method

A team of Canadian researchers have developed a magnetic drug implant that could offer an alternative to patients, especially the diabetics, who are struggling with numerous pills or intravenous injections.

This recreational drug may accelerate ageing of heart – Read

This recreational drug may accelerate ageing of heart – Read

Long term use of amphetamine sends the sympathetic nervous system and production of the `fight or flight` hormone adrenaline into overdrive, the study said.
 

Ketamine may help prevent traumatic disorders

Ketamine may help prevent traumatic disorders

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that occurs in about one-quarter of individuals who experience psychological trauma.

Combating obesity: This drug produces 'brown fat' that burns calories

Combating obesity: This drug produces 'brown fat' that burns calories

Researchers found that mice treated mice with a drug called bexarotene (Bex) had more "brown fat, faster metabolisms and less body weight gain, even after being fed a high-calorie diet".

 

Venetoclax: Wonder drug that 'melts' away cancer approved for human use in Australia

Venetoclax: Wonder drug that 'melts' away cancer approved for human use in Australia

The drug, which was approved for use in the US in August 2016, works by blocking the action of the BCL-2 protein which enables cancer cells to survive, a solution that researchers worldwide have been studying for more than 30 years.