Drug News (Medindia)

Heart Attack Still a Risk Even When You are on Statins

Heart attack may still pose a risk to those patients who are one Statin (blood cholesterol lowering medications), finds a new study. Single nucleotide polymorphism in the LPA locus of genes was associated with these heart events.

Babies Learn to Speak Better Hearing Other Babies Speak

Hearing other babies speak may help build spoken language skills in infancy finds an experiment probing how babies are attracted to vocal sounds from other infants. Mum and dad cooing baby sounds don't help much in building baby's spoken skills.

Mass Vaccinations Do Not Prevent Ebola Virus Outbreaks

Mass vaccination programmes are ineffective and unrealistic to combat Ebola virus outbreak. However, with proper monitoring and isolation of infected cases can control depends Ebola virus outbreak.

World Lupus Day 2018

World Lupus Day is observed annually on 10th May to create awareness about the disease in the society.

Nutmeg Prevents Liver Damage

Nutmeg may protect the liver from damage. Nutmeg, a hard brown seed commonly used as a spice can help treat asthma, rheumatic pain, toothaches, and infections.