Drug News (Medindia)

Periodontitis may Increase Dementia Risk

People with chronic periodontitis had a 6 percent higher risk for dementia than did people without periodontitis, stated new research.

Ending Tuberculosis with Preventive Therapy

One month course of rifapentine plus isoniazid was equally effective as single agent isoniazid for nine months to prevent tuberculosis infection in high-risk groups such as HIV patients as per a recent randomized trial.

Sweat Holds Most Promise for Noninvasive Testing: Study

Newly developed sensor that samples sweat as effectively as blood in a noninvasive way and over many hours can allow doctors to track illness, dehydration or a medicine's absorption over time.