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Here's how you can cut side effect risk of a hard med

Taking the medication longer than two years may increase risk PML.

04 Feb 2018 3:44 PM

Teen parents jailed after they let rats gnaw their newborn baby

Baby had rodent bites all over her arms, fingers, hands and face, including an inch-long cut on her forehead.

03 Feb 2018 4:28 PM

Roche wins FDA's breakthrough therapy label for autism drug

Balovaptan may improve social interaction and communication in people with ASD.

29 Jan 2018 4:07 PM

FDA clears radioactive drug for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

Learn more about the drug.

28 Jan 2018 7:10 PM

Modern medicine infected by the virus of mistrust

Most damaging are a series of scandals involving inadequately vetted drugs, poor oversight by health officials, and attempted cover-ups.

26 Jan 2018 2:54 PM


Tiny implant opens way to deliver drugs deep into the brain

Numerous groups are working on implants to deliver neurologic drugs in different ways.

25 Jan 2018 8:14 PM

Alleged use of Botox disqualifies camels from beauty contest in Saudia Arabia

The annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival has been tarnished by the violations.

25 Jan 2018 3:28 PM

Longevity protein may help develop therpaies to treat diabetes, cancer, says study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins are located on the surface of cells of specific tissues.

22 Jan 2018 9:17 AM

Drugged driver crashes car into second story

Luckily no one died in the incident and only two people suffered minor injuries. 

15 Jan 2018 7:37 PM

Teen girl shot dead in game of Russian roulette

Palloma Lima died shortly after being abandoned while she was critically injured, at hospital in Gama near Brasilia.

10 Jan 2018 4:02 PM


Scientists create mini pill to release weekly dose of HIV medicine

Tiny device is latest attempt to make it easier for people on medication for chronic illnesses, including those infected with the AIDS.

10 Jan 2018 8:25 AM

How beta blockers can help melanoma patients live longer

Beta blockers slow your heart rhythm, but they can also affect immune cells and improve immune function, researchers reveal.

09 Jan 2018 1:07 PM

Pot-smoking on the rise among US pregnant women

Across all age groups, marijuana use during pregnancy increased from 4 percent at the start of the study to 7 percent by the end.

27 Dec 2017 1:47 PM

Scientists create hybrid sperm that may help combat cervical cancer

Scientists found they have exploited swimming power of sperms to ferry a cancer drug directly to a cervical tumour in lab tests.

26 Dec 2017 8:46 AM

Kolkata: Hotspot for drugs during year-end paties, says NCB

Hashish, also known as Malala Charas is coming from Himachal Pradesh, while LSD is supplied from Europe, the United States and China.

25 Dec 2017 2:32 PM


Common blood pressure drug tied to increased risk of skin cancer

Ten percent of squamous cell carcinoma cases were high users, as were 2.8 percent of people in the control group.

23 Dec 2017 10:52 AM

Woman who smells Parkinson's will help scientists create first diagnostic test

Joy describes Parkinson’s smell to be very thick and musky.

19 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Exercise, pills, brain training show little hard evidence of slowing dementia

Research on exercise, drugs and brain-training techniques shows there is no definitive evidence that they protect against dementia.

19 Dec 2017 1:39 PM

Ketamine can significantly reduce suicidal thoughts

Here is what a new study has found.

15 Dec 2017 1:28 PM

UK: Pak-origin ­men target white girls with drugs, alcohol before sexually abusing

Quilliam group calls for greater government support to help integrate British-Pakistanis into the modern UK society.

10 Dec 2017 8:48 PM