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Drug obtained from chilli peppers could help lose weight

Developing the drug as a potent anti-obesity treatment shows promise as part of a robust strategy for helping people struggling with obesity

17 Jul 2018 2:14 PM

Routine screening can prevent opioid use

The study highlighted one of the many dire consequences of the opioid epidemic.

16 Jul 2018 11:28 AM

Not all cancer drugs work

DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that plays a key role in switching genes "on" or "off".

02 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

Higher rifampin can be more effective to fight TB

High enough dose of daily rifampin may reduce the period of the treatment.

01 Jul 2018 2:31 PM

Here's how you can alleviate pain

The new study builds on decades of observations by several scientists at John Hopkins and other institutions.

26 Jun 2018 1:25 PM

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Flu virus can now be slowed down

Here is what a new study has found.

24 Jun 2018 11:23 AM

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

The new "gaming disorder" classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate in the medical community.

22 Jun 2018 6:20 PM

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by the compulsive use of drugs.

22 Jun 2018 10:44 AM

Religious involvement may prevent opioid abuse for mothers

Religious communities are just beginning to discuss the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

20 Jun 2018 2:33 PM

Potential disease-fighting 'warheads' may be hidden in bacteria

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Jun 2018 2:13 PM

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Obesity, smoking may hinder arthritis treatment: Study

Lifestyle changes as well as optimising methotrexate use may facilitate rapid reduction of inflammation.

17 Jun 2018 12:09 PM

Here's why you should not carry medicines while travelling

The risk of having contracted such bacteria is doubled by taking antibiotics during the journey.

13 Jun 2018 2:03 PM

HIV drug: Not as potent as previously thought

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Jun 2018 9:16 AM

Superbug infections rising among injection drug users

Users of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than other people to develop severe illnesses.

09 Jun 2018 6:06 PM

Does opioid use affect treatment for alcohol dependence?

Researchers say individuals who misuse opioids have poorer outcomes in multiple domains.

08 Jun 2018 11:55 AM

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It matters how you target cancer

Researchers say that targeting efficiency requires a delicate balance between driving and resistive forces.

08 Jun 2018 11:10 AM

Spironolactone can help prevent acne: Study

Spironolactone is currently approved to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and conditions that cause people to retain fluid.

04 Jun 2018 3:28 PM

New technique to combat cancer developed

Here is what researchers have discovered.

27 May 2018 4:51 PM

Study finds way to reduce those food cravings

The technique has yielded positive results after just a single treatment session.

21 May 2018 4:01 PM

New study investigates Finasteride's link to prostate cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

20 May 2018 4:40 PM

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