Codeine-containing cough drugs putting you at risk

Doctors have issued a warning about over-the-counter cough medicines that contain codeine after a girl overdosed.

Creativity at its best: A box of medicines or a wedding card!

Creativity at its best: A box of medicines or a wedding card!

A Mumbai-based family has got a wedding card designed resembling a pack of tablets.

BHU to host fair on Indian systems of medicine

The fair is to be hosted by Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and inaugurated by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ayush Shripad Yesso Naik.

New bandage senses temperature, delivers medicine

Engineers have designed a sticking bandage that releases medicine in response to changes in skin temperature.

Make your heart smile with `healthy` choco pills

There's a new chocolate in town, which is healthy, calorie-free, and no fun at all. A new research has introduced chocolate in a pill.

Omega 3 supplements ineffective in depression

Widely thought to be essential for good health, Omega 3 fatty acid supplements may not be of much help in treating major depressive disorders, suggests new research.

Access to medicines key concern for consumers

In a joint survey conducted by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and 1mg technologies on challenges faced by consumers while buying medicines from pharmacies, it has been stressed that an overwhelming majority of patients seek more convenient ways to get their medicine.

Chile to allow sale of marijuana-derived drugs

The measure would require strict oversight, including authorization by a specialist and inventory checks, Burrows said.

Toddlers' asthma meds curb growth

A new study has linked asthma medications taken during infancy to stunted growth.

Even ants self-medicate themselves

Even ants self-medicate themselves

If you thought only humans resort to self-medication for minor illnesses, think again. Research shows that even ants self-medicate themselves.

Male, female brains operate differently: Study

A new study of a brain region involved in learning and memory, responses to stress and epilepsy has found that male and female brains operate differently at a molecular level.

Dengue scare: Now you can't buy aspirin, brufen without prescription in Delhi!

The Delhi government on Tuesday decided to ban the sale of all blood-thinning pills like aspirin and brufen without prescription in the national capital.

Elderly people tend to overestimate their mobility

Many elderly people who visit emergency departments require more assistance with walking and other physical tasks than they think they do, which may lead to hospital readmission later on.

Super graphene can help treat cancer

Researchers have found a graphene coating that will help boost chemotherapy's effects.

Spinal cord injuries rising among elderly: Study

Traumatic spinal cord injuries are on the rise, especially among older individuals, says a study by an Indian-origin researcher.

New method to rejuvenate skin without side effect

 A new non-invasive method for skin rejuvenation may have less unintended side effects such as scarring and altered pigmentation than conventional methods.

AAP govt failed to curb rise in prices: Vijender Gupta

Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta on Sunday accused the AAP government of failing to take steps to curb rise in prices of food items, medicines as well as power and water tariff in the city.

Scientists develop drug that triggers tissue regeneration

Researchers have developed a new drug that results in faster regrowth and healing of damaged tissues.

Odisha: Govt supplied medicine found in private clinic

Huge quantities of government-supplied medicines were found in a private clinic in Berhampur during raids conducted by revenue, health and drug control officials.

China's new Alzheimer's drug applies for clinical tests

China will begin clinical tests on a new drug for Alzheimer's disease, after animal tests showed positive results, state media reported Sunday.