Drug


New Superparamagnetic Crystals to Manage Future Drug Delivery

New Superparamagnetic Crystals to Manage Future Drug Delivery

Researchers have developed new superparamagnetic crystals that could zip down drugs around your body, revolutionising drug del...

Nov 15 2016, 8:05am CST

Nanotechnology Paper Chip Detects Date Rape Drug Ketamine

Nanotechnology Paper Chip Detects Date Rape Drug Ketamine

An ultra sensitive paper chip developed by scientists can detect minute amounts of ketamine, a date rape drug, in a jiffy, in...

Nov 2 2016, 3:10am CDT

Game-Changing Drug Nivolumab Doubles Chances of Cancer Survival

Game-Changing Drug Nivolumab Doubles Chances of Cancer Survival

The immunotherapy drug has been found to greatly increase survival of patients with head and neck cancer....

Oct 10 2016, 8:49am CDT

Scientists Explain Underlying Cause of Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Failures

Scientists Explain Underlying Cause of Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Failures

Researchers from University of Kentucky reveal why Alzheimer's drung keep failing despite years of effort and investment...

Oct 3 2016, 11:49am CDT

Nanoparticles From Cataract Lens Waste Used for Safer Drug Delivery

Nanoparticles From Cataract Lens Waste Used for Safer Drug Delivery

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have crafted nanoparticles from discarded cataract-affected lens, a...

Sep 16 2016, 10:43am CDT

 Immunosuppressant Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition

Immunosuppressant Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition

Immune-based drug could prove a better alternative to uveitis than conventional steroid treatment...

Sep 8 2016, 11:31am CDT

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Reduces Harmful Brain Plaques

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Reduces Harmful Brain Plaques

A newly discovered antibody apparently fights Alzheimer’s Disease to a considerable degree. It removes the deadly amyloid brain...

Sep 1 2016, 8:33am CDT

New Technique Mimics Fat to Improve Drug Delivery

New Technique Mimics Fat to Improve Drug Delivery

Researchers have developed a new technology that makes use of a natural fat absorption system to deliver drugs from the gut st...

Aug 11 2016, 4:12am CDT

New Drug Found to Treat Three Killer Diseases

New Drug Found to Treat Three Killer Diseases

A new medicine on the scene can actually alleviate the symptoms of a trio of tropical ailments....

Aug 9 2016, 11:53am CDT

Malaria Drug Shows Promise in Cancer Treatment

A readily and cheaply available malaria drug may help treat a wide range of cancers, including lung, bowel, brain, and head an...

Jul 25 2016, 1:11pm CDT

Drug Combo May help Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Drug Combo May help Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers have found that combinations of three different antibiotics can help overcome bacteria's resistance to antibiotics...

Jul 24 2016, 1:58pm CDT

New Microrobots Can Deliver Drug, Perform Medical Operations

New Microrobots Can Deliver Drug, Perform Medical Operations

The simple yet versatile bio-inspired robots can revolutionize drug delivery and other operational tasks...

Jul 23 2016, 8:14am CDT

New FDA-Approved Drug Can Calm Anxious Dogs During July 4 Fireworks

New FDA-Approved Drug Can Calm Anxious Dogs During July 4 Fireworks

This is the first and only drug that can prevent dogs from getting frightened during bursts of lights and deafening explosions....

Jul 4 2016, 3:01am CDT

India's CSIR Launches Ayurvedic Drug against Diabetes

India's CSIR Launches Ayurvedic Drug against Diabetes

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Monday launched its Ayurvedic anti-diabetic drug BGR-34.Aimed at...

Jun 27 2016, 9:27am CDT

New Code System to Check Spurious Medicines Soon: Drug Controller General

New Code System to Check Spurious Medicines Soon: Drug Controller General

Counterfeiters are lurking in the dark and there's no guarantee that the medicines sold from the drug stores across India are...

Jun 24 2016, 8:01pm CDT

Diabetes Drug could Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Diabetes Drug could Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease and Type-2 diabetes are so closely related that drugs currently used to control glucose levels in diabetes...

Jun 22 2016, 5:11am CDT

Diabetes Drug Lowers Risk of Heart and Kidney Diseases

Diabetes Drug Lowers Risk of Heart and Kidney Diseases

A new diabetes medicine is reported to slash chances of other ailments such as CV disease and kidney problems....

Jun 14 2016, 5:08am CDT

New Immunotherapy Drug Helps Treat Bladder Cancer

New Immunotherapy Drug Helps Treat Bladder Cancer

A novel immune therapy medicine has lent a promise of a new day to bladder cancer sufferers....

Jun 6 2016, 6:50am CDT

Diabetes drug may help some patients beat breast cancer

Diabetes drug may help some patients beat breast cancer

New York, June 4 (IANS) A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes improves survival for some breast...

Jun 4 2016, 9:49pm CDT

Breast Cancer Drug Blocking FLT3 Highly Potent Against Leukemia

Breast Cancer Drug Blocking FLT3 Highly Potent Against Leukemia

A drug developed for breast cancer treatment that blocks the activity of CDK6 enzyme in the body has been found to be highly ef...

May 18 2016, 2:26am CDT

Popular Heartburn Drug Harms Blood Vessel Cells

Popular Heartburn Drug Harms Blood Vessel Cells

A lab study has shown that a popular heartburn medicine may harm arteries....

May 11 2016, 8:30am CDT

Cholesterol-lowering Drug could Stop Spread of Lyme Disease

Cholesterol-lowering Drug could Stop Spread of Lyme Disease

A drug that is normally used to lower cholesterol could stop the spread of Lyme disease, says a study co-authored by an Indian-...

May 11 2016, 12:58am CDT

Scientists Test Cancer Drug to Prevent Child Sex Abuse

Scientists Test Cancer Drug to Prevent Child Sex Abuse

Researchers are out to get rid of paedophiliac urges in men via a tumor medicine. The trial sessions have begun and it is hoped...

May 9 2016, 12:05pm CDT

Common Heart Drug is Linked to Dementia Risk: Study

Common Heart Drug is Linked to Dementia Risk: Study

Research finds that the popular blood thinner Warfarin increases the risk of dementia in people with heart rhythm disorder atri...

May 8 2016, 9:24pm CDT

Kidney on a Chip Enables Safer Drug Delivery

Kidney on a Chip Enables Safer Drug Delivery

Using a "kidney on a chip" device that mimics the flow of medication through human kidneys and measure its effect on the ongan'...

May 5 2016, 3:36am CDT

Drug That Reverses Genetic Changes behind Alzheimer's

Drug That Reverses Genetic Changes behind Alzheimer's

A drug which is already being used to treat a neurological disorder is capable of reversing key genetic changes associated with...

May 4 2016, 6:28am CDT

Investigators Look at Possible Drug Overdose As Cause of Prince Death

Investigators Look at Possible Drug Overdose As Cause of Prince Death

The sudden and shocking death of Prince is being probed into as possibly having occurred due to a drug overdose....

Apr 29 2016, 8:53am CDT

3D Micro-scale Heart Muscle made from Stemcells offers Cheaper Drug Tests

3D Micro-scale Heart Muscle made from Stemcells offers Cheaper Drug Tests

A team of US scientists has invented a new way to create three-dimensional (3D) human heart tissue from stem cells that offers...

Apr 21 2016, 2:34am CDT

Widely Used Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk

Widely Used Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk

Metformin, a drug for type 2 diabetes, is found to have the potential to cut cancer-related death risk....

Apr 17 2016, 3:54am CDT

Maria Sharapova Failed Drug Test, Faces Suspension

Maria Sharapova Failed Drug Test, Faces Suspension

Today, Maria Sharapova announced that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open in January, according to Reuters.She said t...

Mar 7 2016, 6:26pm CST

Parkinson's disease

Simvastatin: Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Touted As Potential Treatment for Parkinson’s

Simvastatin is a drug used to lower cholesterol in patients with very high cholesterol condition, but the drug is now being tri...

Jan 11 2016, 9:18am CST

Cancer patients

Drug Companies Benefit More From Cancer Treatment than Prevention; So No Cure in Sight

Have you ever heard of cancer being medically cured? Well, this might have been possible if pharmaceutical companies focused th...

Dec 29 2015, 8:33am CST

Germany's New Horizon: Randomly Drug Testing Pilots

Germany's New Horizon: Randomly Drug Testing Pilots

Germany's aviation agency's hoping that few changes in the pilot testing program will prevent another Germanwings tra...

Dec 27 2015, 10:20am CST

Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High in US

Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High in US

Deaths from drug overdose reached record high levels in 2014 with 47,055 people dying from drug overdoses in America last year,...

Dec 19 2015, 7:14pm CST

New Leukemia Drug Works Better than Chemotharpy: Study

New Leukemia Drug Works Better than Chemotherapy: Study

The drug slow down the progression of disease and cut death risk in untreated patients...

Dec 7 2015, 2:57am CST

New Study Finds Massive Increase in Dermatological Drug Prices in US

New Study Finds Massive Increase in Dermatological Drug Prices in US

The rates of dermatological drugs have reached astronomical proportions in the United States in recent years....

Nov 26 2015, 6:36am CST

Diabetes Drug Helps Combating Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetes Drug Helps Combating Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetes medication in found to be helping with curing fatty live disease for which there is no cure available....

Nov 20 2015, 1:47am CST

Aging lab mice

J147, Candidate Drug for Alzheimer’s Discovered to Slow the Aging Process

A paper titled “A comprehensive multiomics approach toward understanding the relationship between aging and dementia” and publi...

Nov 13 2015, 10:14am CST

Leading cause of death in US

Suicide, Drug, Alcohol, Cirrhosis Leading Cause of Death among Americans In 2013

A report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA),...

Nov 6 2015, 11:38am CST

Cancer Drug Dramatically Reduces Symptoms of Parkinson’s, Study Finds

Cancer Drug Dramatically Reduces Symptoms of Parkinson’s, Study Finds

11 of 12 Parkinson's patients who completed the small clinical trial showed significant improvement in mental health and b...

Oct 19 2015, 8:52pm CDT