Drug News (Medindia)

Eye Conditions Common in Children

Children have many common eye conditions that can be detected early and offered necessary treatment. Parents must gain knowledge and help their children have a healthy vision.

Huntington's Disease: Fresh Findings

TBK1 enzyme that plays an important role in developing a new route of treatment for Huntington's Disease has been discovered.

Drug Overdose Linked to PTSD

More than one-half of sex workers reported symptoms of PTSD in the six months after experiencing or witnessing an overdose and after accounting for other traumas they may have experienced, stated new research.

Coronavirus Should be Treated as an Acute Inflammatory Disease

The COVID-19 pandemic has had detrimental effects on global infrastructure sectors, including economic, political, health care, education and research systems, and there is still no definitive treatment strategy for the disease.

New Protein Aids COVID-19 Vaccine Development

The experimental vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 has been shown to elicit neutralizing antibodies and a helpful T-cell response with the aid of a carefully engineered spike protein that mimics the infection-spreading part of the virus.

Pretomanid - Approved for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Pretomanid, an anti-tuberculosis drug by TB Alliance, has been conditionally authorized by the European Commission. Pretomanid is combined with two drugs for treating highly drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis.

Can Vitamin D Treat Vertigo?

Taking vitamin D and calcium supplements twice a day may reduce your chances of getting vertigo again. Both the supplements day can help you carry out your daily activities without any dificulty.

Nerve Stimulation Boosts Language Learning Skills

Non-invasive technique called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) using an earbud-like device can enhance complex cognitive skill like language learning in healthy people. The stimulator is placed in the outer ear and activates the vagus nerve electrical pulses to stimulate one of the nerve's nearby branches.