Drug News (Medindia)

Avocado Seed Extract Have Anti-inflammatory Activity

Researchers have identified that avocado seed extract exhibit anti-inflammatory properties, that could be developed into a functional food or a pharmaceutical compound to treat various diseases.

Oral Bacteria May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Oral bacteria may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. However, rinsing the mouth with an antibacterial agent and ensuring good oral hygiene can help reduce the risk of transferring oral bacteria to the pancreas.

Root Cause Maths Anxiety Decoded

Parent's own anxiety with regard to the math subject could influence kid's attitude towards the subject, finds a new study.

New Way to Analyze Mucus Binding Developed

New strategy developed could facilitate advances in treating diseases namely cystic fibrosis and asthma that are associated with mucus overproduction.

Twist in a Cup of Tea

Perception of tea is gradually but steadily changing from a commodity into a lifestyle product as consumer choices are becoming more sophisticated.

Mosquito-killing Drug Can Reduce Malaria in Young Children

Anti-Mosquito drug makes a person's blood lethal and kills the mosquitoes that bite them. Thus, ivermectin, a drug commonly used to treat parasite infections from river blindness and scabies to head lice can now reduce malaria incidence in young children.