Drug News (Medindia)

Are You a Perfectionist? Try Self-compassion

Self-compassion can help weaken the link between perfectionism and depression. Practicing self-kindness consistently can reduces the strength of maladaptive perfectionism and depression in both adults and teens.

Reduced Arginine Bioavailability Due to Depression

Arginine level in the body is reduced for people suffering with major depressive disorder(MDD). Arginine is an amino acid that produces nitric oxide,which acts as a nervous system and immune defence mediator.

New Cancer Drug Effective in Both Adults and Children

Adults and children suffering from a variety of advanced cancers can be treated effectively with larotrectinib, where the cancer treatment targets only the gene mutations and not the tumors.

Walking Test to Diagnose Dementia

Simple walking test helps in the diagnoses of sleeping disorders like idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) that are caused due to the damage of the brain nerve cells.

New Treatment for Drug Addiction

A novel and improved anti-addiction medication, which has 10 times greater efficiency has been developed, where scientists have used computational molecular dynamics simulations of CPP-115.