Drug News (Medindia)

Antibiotics Not Required Post-sinus Surgeries

No difference in infection rates and sinus symptoms, while antibiotics increased gastrointestinal side effects for patients who used antibiotics after sinus surgery.

Bird Flu Scare: Uttar Pradesh on High Alert

Uttar Pradesh in India has been put on high alert over bird flu. The government has given strict instructions in all the districts to start culling infected birds even if a single case is reported.

Food Security Among Older Adults: New Insights

Among US adults, from 2007 to 2016, food insecurity or limited access to nutritious foods because of a lack of financial resources increased significantly from 5.5% to 12.4%.

C-Section: UoH Partners With Bill Gates Foundation Research Grant

UCLan's Research in Childbirth and Health group (ReaCH) was one of only five teams worldwide to be awarded the funding under the Foundation's 'Grand Challenges' research themes related to appropriate use of Caesarean Section in low and middle-income settings.

No Bird Flu Outbreak in Odisha

Odisha has not detected any bird flu case so far, the state government. However, the state government said that the administration is prepared to control any possible bird flu outbreak in the state.