Drug News (Medindia)

Cancer Therapy Through Cellular Pathway

A new cellular pathway to promote and support the growth of cancer cells has been discovered by scientists.A reduction of tumor growth was observed in melanoma when this pathway was blocked.

Most Diseases are Influenced by Genes

There is a major assumption that disease-causing genes are clustered in molecular pathways directly connected to the disease.

First Trial of DBS Brings Hope for Chronic Pain

The affective component of pain in patients with post-stroke pain syndrome can be addressed by deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the ventral striatum/anterior limb of the internal capsule.

Craniosynostosis

Craniosynostosis is a condition where the bones of the skull are fused together prematurely affecting the development of the skull.

A Step Forward in HIV Vaccine Efficacy

The efficacy of the HIV vaccine can be improved by changing its route of administration and the interval between doses, suggested a new study.

Episiotomy

Episiotomy is a surgical incision made in the perineum between the vaginal orifice and the anus during vaginal delivery to allow the baby to be smoothly delivered.

Cycling to Work can Help Reduce Stress

Everyone goes through stressful periods in their lives. Cycling has been shown to be a relatively inexpensive mode of transportation and a stress buster.

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