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Amarinder Singh accuses Pakistan of flooding Punjab with drugs

Mr. Singh said that in both these cases the intended destination of the narcotic substances was Punjab.

07 Oct 2018 12:40 AM

New drug may help treat Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is a complex neurodegenerative disorder.

27 Sep 2018 12:20 PM

Common painkiller may not help in chronic pain after nerve injury

There is no diagnostic method that allows doctors to identify the patients whose pain will respond to a particular type of pain treatment

26 Sep 2018 11:04 AM

Kids whose mothers use marijuana may try it at a younger age

Marijuana has been linked with negative consequences such as impairments in concentration and decision-making.

25 Sep 2018 10:07 AM

Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs: Study

Researchers say response to hepatitis C therapy among people who inject drugs was very favourable.

21 Sep 2018 1:24 PM


Dad 'high on drugs' shoots and kills his six-month-old baby as wife refused him sex

Man in question was arrested and charged with killing his child after arguing with his 20-year-old wife, in Brazil.

13 Sep 2018 7:24 PM

Young people with opioid addiction not getting proper treatment

The medications prevent overdose by attaching to the same receptors as do powerful opioids, such as heroin.

12 Sep 2018 1:10 PM

Sleep may impact college grades more than drinking or drugs

More than two-thirds of students surveyed said they had not received information from their universities about sleep difficulties.

12 Sep 2018 11:25 AM

Scientists discover non-addictive painkiller

New chemical compound is found to be safe and non-addictive.

31 Aug 2018 9:41 AM

Researchers develop potential drugs to help you quit smoking

They hope that the substances could help people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether.

29 Aug 2018 11:23 AM


Safety considerations to keep in mind before taking sleep medication

Sleeping pills have a potential to make a person dependent on it when he/she takes those pills for a prolonged period.

23 Aug 2018 2:29 PM

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

Some drugs elevate blood pressure mainly by causing the body to retain excess fluid.

21 Aug 2018 7:13 PM

New HIV therapy can boost immunity

The drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options.

16 Aug 2018 8:59 AM

Here's how cannabis harms the brain

Prolonged cannabinoid intake does have a negative impact in brain function and memory.

14 Aug 2018 11:49 AM

New delivery methods can combat cancer

Scientists showed that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could be used to target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells.

14 Aug 2018 9:37 AM


Manish Sisodia to teachers: Help kids fight drugs

Sisodia made this statement after he inaugurated the ‘Capacity Building Programme on Substance Abuse’ organised by the SCERT.

09 Aug 2018 1:46 AM

More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

The medications for high blood pressure contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which potentially causes cancer through long-term use.

06 Aug 2018 7:11 PM

Bacteria can sense amino acids

The new findings could help researchers better understand how drugs could target specific proteins.

06 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

Study participants were given one of five doses of BAN2401.

26 Jul 2018 12:37 PM

Mixing alcohol and drugs poses bigger unsafe sex risk for women

Men and women reported similar rates of unprotected sex, but men drank and used marijuana more often alone and in combination.

21 Jul 2018 3:08 PM