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How malaria parasites resist drugs revealed

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:53

A study has revealed the answer to how malaria parasite becomes resistance to the antimalarial drug in clinical trials, which makes the drugs less effective.

China executes Japanese national over drugs

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:33

China executed a Japanese man for drug offences, according to Tokyo`s diplomats and media reports.

Pfizer Q1 Net dips 3% at Rs 46 cr

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:39

Drug firm Pfizer Thursday reported 3.10 percent decline in net profit at Rs 46.15 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014.

Is paracetamol a back ache drug or just placebo?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:27

A new study has revealed paracetamol is no better than Placebo as it does not help in speedy recovery from severe lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life.

Gauri Khan refutes drug addiction rumours!

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:33

She is seen as the first lady in Bollywood, who has the best man as her husband. Yes we are referring to none other than the superstar wife Gauri Khan. The ambitious businesswoman has always managed to impress the who`s who of B-Town with her shear elegance and chic style. She is somebody who is often taken to be our answer to the very stylish Victoria Beckham.

Goa CM assures crackdown on foreigners selling drugs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:29

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Tuesday promised a crackdown on foreigners illegally staying or carrying out businesses, especially in narcotics, in the state.

Tulisa Contostavlos` drug trial falls through

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:02

Tulisa Contostavlo`s trial over drugs has been sagged, where she was accused by journalist at Sun of brokering a deal through a friend to supply Class A drugs.

SAD-BJP govt not indulging in political vendetta, says Sukhbir

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 02:07

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal today said SAD-BJP government has never indulged in political vendetta after the name of Congress MLA Amarinder Singh Raja Warring cropped up in an alleged drug racket.

New drug cures Hepatitis C in HIV patients

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:28

In a ray of hope for patients infected with both HIV and Hepatitis C, researchers have found that a combination drug therapy cures chronic Hepatitis C in majority of such patients.

Spanish police arrest Colombian drug gang boss

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:35

Spanish police have arrested a Colombian drug boss dubbed "The Mouse", the alleged leader of a major cocaine smuggling gang accused of 400 killings, officials said on Saturday.

Amarinder "dismayed" over Modi`s insincerity in tackling drug menace

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:24

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed dismay over the Narendra Modi government`s "lack of sincerity" in tackling the "serious issue" of drug abuse in the country.

FedEx indicted for shipping illegal online pharmacies

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:45

The US Justice Department announced Thursday that package-delivery giant FedEx has been indicted for allegedly facilitating the distribution of controlled substances and prescription drugs sold by illegal online pharmacies.