Now, smart pill bottle to make sure you never miss your dose

A scientist has developed a smart pill bottle that notifies its users to take their medications or to remind them if they missed taking a dose.

Why wool sweaters cause itchiness

In a new study, researchers have uncovered strong evidence that mice have a specific set of nerve cells that signal itch but not pain, a finding that may settle a decades-long debate about these sensations, and, if confirmed in humans, help in developing treatments for chronic itch, including itch caused by life-saving medications.

Barely a part of 1% of potential medicines made so far!

A new voyage into “chemical space” – occupied by substances that could become useful in everyday life – has concluded that barely one tenth of 1 percent of the potential medicines that could be made, have been synthesized.

Drugs help some women with incontinence

Some women with a leaky bladder can get better using approved medications, but a new research review finds that inadequate relief and side effects may prevent many others from benefiting.

Obese people use more meds: Study

Obese adults in the United States use a number of prescription drug types.

Common antibiotics, BP medications a bad mix

Mixing commonly used antibiotics with common blood pressure medications may cause hypotension.

Common antibiotics, BP medications a bad mix

Mixing commonly used antibiotics with common blood pressure medications may cause hypotension.

Here’s what you should do if bitten by a snake

New medications and surgery, if necessary, are far more effective for snakebites.

Here’s what you should do if bitten by a snake

New medications and surgery, if necessary, are far more effective for snakebites.

Switching medications, therapy could help teens with depression

Six months of switching medication and behavioural therapy could help teenagers with depression.

Switching medications, therapy could help teens with depression

Six months of switching medication and behavioural therapy could help teenagers with depression.