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Delhi Police seizes 150-kg heroin; Afghan-Pakistan narcotics cartel exposed

With this major drug haul, the Modus Operandi (MO) of another trans-national narcotic cartel has been exposed.

Jul 20, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

Drug to boost growth in kids with dwarfism shows promise

Achondroplasia is a genetic bone disorder affecting about one in every 25,000 infants. It is caused by a mutation in the FGFR3 gene that impairs the growth of bones in the limbs, the spine, and base of the skull.

Jun 20, 2019, 12:35 PM IST

Two suspected drug traffickers arrested with Heroin worth five crores in Delhi

During the search, 500 gram of fine quality heroin was recovered from the two accused possession.

Sep 07, 2018, 22:13 PM IST

Scientist develops new AI system to design drugs molecules from scratch

New artificial intelligence, Reinforcement Learning for Structural Evolution (ReLeaSE) has the unique ability to create and evaluate new molecules, potentially accelerating the development of new medicines.

Aug 01, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Viagra may have the potential to fight cancer

Viagra may have the potential to fight cancer, according to a new study. 

Apr 13, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

This new drug could make your blood kill mosquito

A team of researchers have discovered a new drug that could make our blood kill the mosquito. 

Apr 03, 2018, 14:09 PM IST

This new drug may stop cancer-causing gene in its tracks

The drug I-BET-762 was found showing signs of significantly delaying the development of existing breast and lung cancers by zeroing in on how a cancerous gene, called c-Myc, acts.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:05 PM IST

This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

The study follows earlier research that shows the drug given as an intravenous therapy reduces inflammation in stroke and sub-arachnoid haemorrhage patients.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Diabetes drug can cut build-up of liver fat

In people with Type 2 diabetes, NAFLD is common and can progress to a severe liver disease known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Mar 20, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

Trying to lose weight? This diabetes drug may help you

This is a good news for all those people who want to shed their extra kilos.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

Scientists identify drug to curb female infertility from cancer treatments

According to a previous study, nearly 40 per cent of all female breast cancer survivors experience premature ovarian failure, in which they lose normal function of their ovaries and often become infertile.

Sep 02, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

This drug can cut cancer risk, heart attack chances

The drug canakinumab can cut expensive interventions, such as bypass surgery, by more than 30 per cent, researchers said.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Pakistani global drug-trafficking kingpin arrested in London

Hafeez, 58, is alleged to be the head of an organisation spanning Europe, Africa, Asia and North America, that produced and smuggled drugs including heroin, methamphetamine, or crystal meth, and ephedrine.

Aug 26, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Common anti-obesity, diabetes drug may help lower brain pressure!

A traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus, accumulated water in the brain, as well as stroke can cause growing pressure inside your skull which is a major feature of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH).

Aug 24, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Philippine Church head urges end to drug killings

More than 2,000 other people have been killed in drug-related crimes and thousands more murdered in unexplained circumstances.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Odisha: 21 ganja smugglers arrested in Koraput

The wild grass, illegally cultivated in the hills and jungles in Malkangiri district and Lamataput and Machkund areas of Koraput district is smuggled to states like Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Rajasthan.

Aug 20, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

This new pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse

The new pain drug binds to a receptor on cells throughout the central nervous system called the sigma 2 receptor.

Aug 17, 2017, 21:38 PM IST

Breakthrough finds arthritis drug could treat blood cancer

Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, according to scientists at a leading British university.

Aug 03, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

New drug could improve Parkinson's disease treatment

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease are commonly managed using selective dopamine receptor agonists. 

Aug 02, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

Rs 3,500 cr worth heroin seized from ship off Gujarat

A joint investigation by the Coast Guard, Intelligence Bureau (IB), police, Customs, Navy and other agencies is currently underway.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:29 PM IST