Drug News (Medindia)

New Approach to Combat Obesity

Reconciling the obesity crisis will require a greater commitment from both the individual and societal level, to create a proactive culture of health and wellness that aspires to prevent chronic disease rather than treating it.

Treat Urinary Tract Infections Without Antibiotics

Treating urinary tract infections (UTIs) without the use of antibiotics may be in the horizon with the discovery of a novel chemical form of cellulose found in E.coli bacteria that sticks to the bladder cells.

Resynchronizing Neurons Suppress Schizophrenia Symptoms

Scientists succeeded in deciphering a cellular mechanism leading to the desynchronization of neural networks and also in correcting this organizational defect in an adult animal model, thereby suppressing abnormal behaviours associated with schizophrenia.

Cannabis Use in E-cigarettes by US Youth: Report

Among e-cigarette users, nearly 1 in 3 high school students and nearly 1 in 4 middle school students reported having ever used cannabis in e-cigarettes, revealed survey.

Women Drop Out of Doctoral STEM Programs: Here's Why

Women who join a doctoral class in male-dominated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields with fewer or no other females are more likely to drop out in the first year.

Genetics, Lifestyle Can Put You at Risk for Heart Disease

Do you know: Genetics and lifestyle may up heart disease risk. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk slightly increase due to the genetic make-up and a westernized lifestyle which involves less movement and eating more junk foods.