Thursday 18 December, 2014

Soon, an anti-depressant without side effects

In a ray of hope for people suffering from depression, researchers have identified a compound that may treat depression just as effectively as the psychoactive drug ketamine Continue reading “Soon, an anti-depressant without side effects” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Single drug soon to cure high cholesterol, breast cancer

There may soon be a drug that could lower your cholesterol levels and also treat breast cancer. Researchers have shown that a compound initially developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule can also kill cancerous More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Soon, take the pill through nasal spray

What if spraying your nose can transport the drug to its destination in your body and you don’t require to pop those pills? Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

New drug to protect unvaccinated people from measles

A novel oral drug may protect unvaccinated people who are exposed to measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others Continue reading “New drug to protect unvaccinated people More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

France seizes 13 tonnes of fake Chinese pills

French customs officers have seized 13 tonnes of fake drugs from China at a port on the English Channel, The Local reported Thursday Continue reading “France seizes 13 tonnes of fake Chinese pills” »  More...

By IANS On Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Indian researchers developed 16 disaster management drugs

Preparing to deal with any future chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents, Indian scientists have devised 16 drugs that can be used for disaster management. These include an anti-cyanide More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 8th, 2012

Roche challenges relief granted to Cipla in high court

Swiss drug company Hoffmann-La Roche Monday challenged the relief awarded by a single judge Continue reading “Roche challenges relief granted to Cipla in high court” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Animal cell shots could rid you of double chin?

Dieters could lose their double chins and spare tyres by getting shots of modified heat Continue reading “Animal cell shots could rid you of double chin?” »  More...

Ultrasound waves of two different frequencies generate tiny bubbles of water on the skin’s surface. When these bubbles pop, the skin’s surface is lightly worn away, allowing drugs to pass through the skin more easily. 
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By BioNews On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Ultrasound helps drugs get under your skin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers have found a way of harnessing ultrasound waves for non-invasive drug delivery Continue reading “Ultrasound helps drugs get under your skin” »  More...