Drug News (Medindia)

Top Summer Food Safety Tips

If you're travelling long distances during the summer, it is best to carry dry foods. Nuts and oil seeds, roasted chiwdas, roasted makhana, multigrain khakaras and chikki are some examples.

Possible Cause of Childhood Leukemia Revealed

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children and its likely cause is revealed in a unified theory by a leading UK scientist.

Anesthesia Standards Guideline: An International Update

Guideline for A Safe Practice of Anesthesia was co-published with World Health Organization for the first time as an official WHO guideline by the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists.

Fistula Injuries-New Tool Offers Hope for Women

Fistula injuries in women are childbirth-related injuries and Panzi Score tool helps doctors predict the success of surgery and make a path for treating fistula injury.

PCSK9 Inhibitors for Lowering Cholesterol May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

PCSK9 inhibitors used in lowering LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) may reduce heart disease risk. Higher lipoprotein(a) levels are associated with an increased cardiovascular disease risk. Cholesterol- lowering evolocumab treatment can effectively reduce lipoprotein(a) concentration.

Fish Consumption during Pregnancy Does Not Cause Autism

Fish consumption during pregnancy is not linked to autism in babies. The assumption is that mercury exposure in pregnancy is a significant cause of autism but the health benefits of fish outweigh the risks from mercury.