Drug News (Medindia)

Eating and Sleeping at Wrong Time May Alter Blood Proteins

Eating and sleeping at the wrong time may alter blood proteins. Proteins involved in metabolism, immunity are disrupted after just one simulated night shift. Changes in protein levels may increase the risk of diabetes.

Heatstroke in Pakistan Kills 65 People

Heatstroke has killed about 65 people in the last three days in Pakistan, Karachi. The temperature has hit 44 degrees Celsius and is expected to remain between 40-43 degrees during the day throughout the week.

Older Adults Prefer Living By Themselves

Older adults prefer to live in their homes, be it alone or with their partners, as opposed to sharing a home with relatives of other generations, finds a new study.

New Bladder Cancer Model Could Pave the Way for Better Treatments

New bladder cancer model developed by researchers helps determine which patients may respond to checkpoint inhibitors, a class of immunotherapy drugs that "remove the brakes" that can keep the immune system from attacking cancer cells.

Top 3 Summer Fruit Salads

This summer make the best use of your indoor stay by making some nutritious options of fruit appetisers at home.

Super Summer Dessert Recipes

Sweet summer: Try out delicious summer dessert recipes of a mango and coconut smoothie or a kokum pancake and more.

New Obesity Treatment: Brain Stimulation May Reduce Food Cravings

Obesity treatment by stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system which may reduce food cravings. Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS), a medical treatment uses magnetic energy to stimulate neurons in specific areas of the brain can treat obesity, depression and addictive behaviors.

First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines Developed

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves first new drug developed to prevent chronic migraines, as a preventive treatment for migraines in adults with episodic or chronic migraines.