Drug News (Medindia)

Immune Cell Clues Offer Hope to Hypertension Patients

Role of macrophages in people living with hypertension has been investigated by scientists. High blood pressure or hypertension is a leading cause of life-threatening conditions including heart attack, kidney disease and stroke.

Good Protein Goes Rogue Helps Zika Virus

A cellular protein known to interact with invading viruses has been found to be actually helping zika virus in its infection process, finds a new study.

Parkinsonian Syndrome Caused by Manganese

Hereditary Parkinsonian syndrome is caused by the accumulation of manganese, that prevents protein transport from the cells and impairs nerve functions.

Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes

Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in turn improves patient survival.

Schools Targeted for Tobacco Sale by Vendors

Tobacco companies in India are targeting schoolchildren as young as eight years for sale of their products and placing advertisements, reveals a new study.