Drug News (Medindia)

Deformylase - A Potential New Drug For Sepsis

Drug called 'deformylas' may quell deadly immune response when trauma spills the contents of our cells' powerhouses - mitochondria, according to a new study at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Tips to Make Your Hair Shine This Monsoon

Monsoon brings joy to everyone, but hair problems are more frequent in monsoon. Rainy season may leave your hair tampered, dry, and frizzy. Try out these simple hair care tips for this monsoon for shiny, frizz-free and smooth tresses.

Survivors of Neuroblastoma are at Risk of Psychological Impairment

Children with neuroblastoma, have an elevated risk of long-term psychological difficulties which may also affect performance at school, new research finds. The study also finds that these children are at risk for lower adult educational attainment.

What Protects Babies from HIV Infection from Their Mothers?

Treg cells protect babies from getting HIV infection from their mothers in the womb. Treg cells are a type of regulatory lymphocyte, which are cells of the immune system that protect the body by fighting bacteria and viruses.

Ambient Temperature at Work can Reduce or Increase Workplace Injuries

Moderate and extreme temperatures at work could increase the risk of occupational injuries, according to a new study at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). Heat and cold are believed to be associated with a higher risk of occupational injury.

Excess Sugar Consumption May Impact Your Child's Health

Toddlers consume too much added sugar which may increase the risk of obesity, dental caries, asthma and certain risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

'Healthy Lifestyle' Smartphone Apps Can Slow Artery Aging

Smartphone application that supports a healthy lifestyle can help slow artery aging. Mobile apps can help to promote guidelines on proper diet and physical activity thereby, reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases.

Beware: Your Kitchen Towels can Cause Food Poisoning

Kitchen towels or tea towels that are contaminated with bacteria from human feces can contribute to the growth of potential pathogens that cause food poisoning and could put the entire household at risk.