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Self Medication Very High in India at 52%; Why?

Half of Indians don’t go to a doctor but just walk up to a nearby medical store and buy a medicine over the counter, according to a study sending alrming signals on inaccessibility to health care that is afflicting the country’s huge population. The study conducted by Lybrate, a healthcare firm, said 52% of the people in India prefer self-medication ...

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New Method to Make Drugs to Treat Cancer, Malaria

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new way to manufacture natural chemicals and used it to assemble a scarce anti-inflammatory drug with potential to treat cancer and malaria, a news release by the Australian National University (ANU) said on Tuesday. The breakthrough could lead to new and cheaper ways to produce rare drugs in large quantities. “We took small molecules and ...

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