medications

Antidepressants up risk of death: Study

Antidepressants up risk of death: Study

The researchers reviewed studies involving hundreds of thousands of people and found that antidepressant users had a 33 per cent higher chance of death than non-users. 

Sep 15, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
60 medicines declared 'substandard' by drug regulator – Check out the entire list!

60 medicines declared 'substandard' by drug regulator – Check out the entire list!

This year’s list includes painkillers, medicines for anti-allergy, fever, cold, loose motion, constipation, as well as calcium and iron supplements, among others.

Apr 22, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Five natural remedies to treat skin allergy!

Five natural remedies to treat skin allergy!

 Skin allergy is considered as one of the most common skin problem nowadays.

Feb 25, 2017, 23:21 PM IST
Not losing weight? Watch out for these six common reasons

Not losing weight? Watch out for these six common reasons

Losing weight is not that simple, in fact it involves or depends on a wide range of factors such as – diet, physical activity, stress, sleep habits - which can be controlled.

Feb 08, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

7 most common reasons why your hair is falling out!

Intense physical stress such as childbirth, surgery, etc, can result in hair loss for several months after delivery. 

Sep 24, 2016, 05:44 AM IST

Heart attack and stroke prevention: Ways to reduce your risk!

There are steps you can take to help prevent a heart attack or a stroke. These steps involve taking medications and making heart-healthy lifestyle changes.

Aug 29, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

Try these simple ways to relieve in-flight ear pain!

Though we all enjoy flight journeys as they are quick and convenient, but it can be painfull as well if you experience pain in the ears especially during takeoffs and landings.

Aug 01, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Alcohol is not the only one, know the other culprits of liver cirrhosis!

 Liver cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not function properly due to long-term damage. 

Jun 07, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Common heartburn drugs may damage your kidney

Researchers says that increased use of certain medications commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux may have damaging effects on the kidneys.

Oct 29, 2015, 00:44 AM IST
Family ready to say goodbye to Whitney Houston's daughter, take her off medication

Family ready to say goodbye to Whitney Houston's daughter, take her off medication

 Bobbi Kristina has been finally taken off medications with thefamily finally ready to say goodbye to her.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Indian-American jailed for health care fraud

A Chicago based Indian-American physician whose medical license was suspended has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for health care fraud and illegally prescribing controlled substance medications.

Feb 26, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2013, 21:36 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2012, 13:09 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2012, 10:42 AM IST

Obese people use more meds: Study

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

Dec 03, 2011, 14:24 PM IST

Obese people use more meds: Study

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

Dec 03, 2011, 14:24 PM IST

Common antibiotics, BP medications a bad mix

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

Jan 18, 2011, 16:23 PM IST

Common antibiotics, BP medications a bad mix

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

Jan 18, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

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

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

Dec 02, 2010, 12:13 PM IST