Drug News (Medindia)

A Test to Detect an Autoimmune Disease

The immune system tends to wrongly identify its 'enemy' in autoimmune diseases,and produces antibodies that attack the patients's own cells.

Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease

Despite Medullary cystic kidney disease type 1 (MCKD1) being a rare genetic kidney disease,it is an autosomal dominant disease, once the mutation is in a family, many family members are affected.

Toxic Tumor Therapy

Tumors in pancreatic cancer are deep in the body and can only be reached by flooding the bloodstream with cell-killing chemotherapies that shrink tumors.

World Sickle Cell Day 2017

Sickle Cell Disease is the most common genetic blood disorder globally and World Sickle Cell Day aims at raising awareness of this disorder.

Lifelong Vulnerability to Stress

Long-lasting transcriptional programming in a brain reward region implicated in mood and depression leading to lifelong susceptibility to stress due to early life stress.

Environmental Footprint of Food

Efforts to make food more susceptible from farm to factory are being made by 'Big Food' companies but they have have less power than we think they might have.