Drug News (Medindia)

Psychedelic Drugs can Help Treat PTSD

Treatment that involves psychedelics can be more effective for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than psychotherapy alone, reports a new study.

Blood Test can Predict Onset of Tuberculosis: Study

Scientists at UCL have shown a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.

Zika Virus Could Help Treat Brain Cancer: Here's How

Zika virus could be utilized for treating glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer. The new approach blocks the entry of Zika virus into the brain and specifically kills cancer cells without harming healthy cells.

New Method Identifies Algal Toxin in Human Urine

Researcher from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute collaborated with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed immunocapture protein phosphatase inhibition assay.