Drug News (Medindia)

Why Don't Women Gain Weight as Fast as Men Do?

Women have been found to have increased activity/ firing in POMC neurons (weight control regulating neurons) in the brain. This firing of neurons is much faster than the man's brain and is regulated by a specific TAp63 gene.

New Effective Way to Deliver Anti-Cancer Drugs

A new drug delivery method has been developed using nanotubes, which is found to be effective in delivering anti-cancer drugs by reducing the side effects in cancer patients.

Proteomics in Cancer Research

A collective of research that have used novel proteomics methods to address unanswered questions in cancer.

Artificial Mole Helps Detect Cancer Early

A genetic network implanted under the skin can help detect four types of cancers like lung, prostate, colon, and breast cancer early, where an artificial mole on the skin is grown.

Risk of Irregular Heart Beat Higher With Obesity

Obesity may up the risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, leading to stroke, heart failure and other complications, says a study.