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Medical Shops to be Shut for A Day, Protesting Online Sales

All chemists and druggist across India will go on one-day strike on October 14 to protest against the sale of medicines online, which they allege is taking away chunk of ...

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Your Partner Could Be Your Possible Killer: New Study

In the movie “Taking Lives” Angelina Jolie, who plays the role of a detective explains that for a serial killer, killing someone and brushing their teeth holds the equivalent significance ...

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Drug to Counter Nuclear Radiation 24 Hours After Exposure

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With Fukushima nuclear accident still fresh in our minds, a new injection will reduce the radiation effects of such nuclear accidents even if they are given one day after the ...

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Diabetes Under Control Reduces Heart Attack Risk by 17%: Study

Using drugs or by following a strict regimen and exercise, diabetes can be controlled and results in reduced risk of heart diseases or strokes, say researchers. Day in and day ...

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Anti-Depressants Over Prescribed? Most Don’t Need Them, Says Study

In a surprising study, it was found that more than two-thirds of people taking anti-depressant drugs may not actually suffer from depression and they don’t need them, says a new ...

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Stem Cell therapy with drugs rekindles new hope to Diabetes 2 treatment

Stem cell therapy is giving a ray of new hope to scientists to treat type 2 diabetes that is a major challenge in next three decades all over the world, ...

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509 Drugs in Country Made Cheaper Now: Minister

The drug pricing and controlling regulator has fixed the ceiling price of 509 essential medicines bringing down the prices of 127 drugs by over 40 percent, informed the minister today. The ...

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Swine flu death toll touches 703; PM directs proper treatment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday has asked health officials to ensure necessary treatment and adequate medicines for swine flu patients while affected states have been offered central assistance even as ...

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New Vaccine May Help Cocaine Addicts to Kick the Habit

A team of US scientists has developed a new approach that can help addicts kick the habit with a vaccine in near future. The strategy used in the lab test ...

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600 Mutations in Ebola Virus to Make New Drugs Ineffective, Warns Study

As is the case with virus, researchers are apprehensive that the genetic makeup of Ebola in West Africa has undergone several mutations that could potentially make new drugs ineffective to ...

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Medical Breakthrough: Lab-Grown Human Muscle Responds Exactly Like Native Tissue

The researchers at Duke University have grown human skeletal muscle in the lab that may help to test new drugs and study diseases in functioning human muscle outside the human ...

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UB Bio-med engineers develop new endoscope to detect cancer, zap tumours

Instead of using a tube with a tiny camera to detect cancer inside the body, engineers at the University of Buffalo have developed a bio-medical advancement not only to detect ...

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Early Use of Drug Combo Slows Heart Decline in Men Suffering From Muscular Dystrophy

A team of scientists has found that early use of heart failure drugs slows the progressive decline in heart function before symptoms are apparent in boys and young men suffering ...

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Ray of Hope: Researchers Find 53 Drugs to Block Ebola

Researchers have found that 53 existing drugs may help keep the virus from entering human cells, a key step in the process of infection, paving the way of hope against ...

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Malaria Parasite’s Drug Resistance Decoded, Reveals Study

A recent study has revealed that malaria parasites slow down their own growth to develop resistance against powerful anti-malarial drugs. According to an international team of researchers from 11 countries, ...

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Health ATMs Providing Instant Tablet Strips to be Reality Soon

Health ATMs, with a stock of drugs and other medical essentials, can soon become a reality in rural parts of India with some state governments mulling setting up such kiosks ...

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Harsh Drug Laws Stilfling India’s HIV Response

There is increasing evidence to prove that harsh laws and policies against drug use in India stifle the country’s HIV response, experts said on Tuesday. "Unsafe injection practices along with ...

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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 ...

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‘Smart’ drugs make bright people stupid

"Smart" pills that students pop to boost their academic performance do not work for healthy people, says a new research. They may improve the creativity of only those who are ...

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American Teens Hooked on to Hookahs for Smoke: Study

Smoking cigarettes among adolescents is on decline but they are hooked on to the traditional hookah of Mughal period that is still seen in the village side in Haryana and ...

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