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Nusrat Jahan’s health condition improves, released from hospital

Jahan, after celebrating her husband’s birthday, had taken an overdose of medicine, following which her health condition deteriorated.

19 Nov 2019 9:09 AM

‘Easy availability of drugs,’ blames Amritsar woman, chains drug-addict daughter

According to the 50-year-old mother, her daughter got addicted to drugs when she went for a job in a beauty parlour in Chandigarh.

29 Aug 2019 11:07 AM

Crazy allegation: Bollywood on a high!

An Akali Dal politico has accused Bollywood celebs of being high on drugs at filmmaker Karan Johar’s latest bash.

01 Aug 2019 6:23 AM

Amritsar: Inter-state smuggler arrested by STF; 6.5 kg opium seized

The accused is a resident of Sultanwind area in Amritsar.

03 Jul 2019 8:45 PM

New potential breast cancer drug identified

The potential drug offers hope for patients whose breast cancer has become resistant to traditional therapies.

08 Jan 2019 12:07 PM


Sanofi, Regeneron skin cancer drug gets FDA approval

Drug, Libtayo, is used to treat a rare form of skin cancer, in patients whose condition has not improved following surgery or chemotherapy.

29 Sep 2018 12:20 PM

Substance abuse likely to reduce lifespan in teens

Substance-related deaths were the most common, along with traffic-related deaths, suicides and deaths resulting from assaults.

12 Aug 2018 10:54 AM

Common chemotherapy drug may lead to heart failure: Study

The drug doxorubicin disrupts metabolism that controls immune responses in the spleen and heart.

08 Aug 2018 7:07 PM

AIDS drugs show more promise for preventing new infections

Until there’s a vaccine, condoms are the best way to prevent HIV infection.

24 Jul 2018 2:39 PM

Punjab: Drug de-addiction clinics to open soon

In the first phase, around 12 clinics will commence from SAS Nagar, Fatehgarh Sahib and Roopnagar.

18 Jul 2018 6:31 AM


Novel smart bandages can monitor, treat chronic wounds

The research is aimed at transforming bandaging from a traditionally passive treatment into a more active paradigm.

09 Jul 2018 4:33 PM

Patients with hand disabling Dupuytren's can now hope for a cure

New drug shows great promise to treat the disease.

08 Jul 2018 1:36 PM

How ketamine keeps depression at bay

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine explain how it can keep depression at bay

25 Jun 2018 3:03 PM

Novel drug can fight genetic obesity

Diets and surgery can help them lose weight, but the long-term effect is poor.

03 Jun 2018 12:15 PM

Anti-clot drug could cut stroke risk too

Those who do survive are often left with debilitating disabilities including paralysis and an inability to speak.

17 May 2018 2:10 PM


Patients, health care workers call for affordable insulin

Rally organizers say the average cost of insulin in the United States has tripled in the last 10 years.

13 May 2018 9:23 AM

Osteoporosis drug may protect your heart too

Alendronate is potentially cardioprotective in hip fracture patients.

12 May 2018 7:36 PM

Baldness may be cured by drug designed for brittle bone disease

Currently there are only two drugs that can cure baldness and both have side effects while only producing disappointing results.

09 May 2018 12:16 PM

Is a cure for HIV inching closer? Scientists discover new possibility

Team creates neutralising antibody, effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains, but also on latent cells.

08 May 2018 1:28 PM

Discovery of malaria parasite survival genes offers new targets

Latest World Health Organization (WHO) data show that 216 million people were infected last year with the malaria parasite.

07 May 2018 8:21 AM