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Scientists develop a new drug that prevents obesity

Scientists develop a new drug that prevents obesity

Obesity brings a lot of other health issues, thus we consider it as harmful. But recently, a new study claimed that obesity can be prevented by consuming the world-first pill which can stop the body from producing fat cells. According to the Deccan Chronicle report, scientists have managed to discover a protein that makes people fat. [...]

August 23, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Scientists develop a new drug that prevents obesity

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first drug developed specifically to reduce excessive sweating, a common condition that can cause people anxiety and affect their social lives. The Food and Drug Administration approved Qbrexza for excessive underarm sweating and will be available in October. The drug is inside a cloth wiped over the skin daily [...]

July 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Scientists have found a new pill that could reverse the effects of binge drinking on the brain. The studies of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers in adult mice show that two weeks of daily treatment with the drug tandospirone reversed the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis – the ability [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Heavy periods may soon become history, new drug tricks womb into healing faster

Heavy periods may soon become history, new drug tricks womb into healing faster

According to a recent study, heavy periods might soon become a thing of the past. The University of Edinburgh researchers have developed a new drug that tricks the womb into healing faster, which stops your bleeding sooner, reports The Independent. The scientists explored how the shedding of the endometrium (the womb lining) is linked to [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Heavy periods may soon become history, new drug tricks womb into healing faster

Ayurvedic Drug Poisoning: Don’t Buy Drugs Blindly in Search of Natural Cures

Ayurvedic Drug Poisoning: Don’t Buy Drugs Blindly in Search of Natural Cures

The ancient Indian practice of medicine, known as Ayurveda, has long been credited as a great alternative treatment for various health problems. It makes use of different kinds of natural herbs and medicinal plants that are said to not have side effects as associated with chemical drugs. Perhaps this is why, even for major diseases [...]

April 1, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ayurvedic Drug Poisoning: Don’t Buy Drugs Blindly in Search of Natural Cures

Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

A landmark report released Thursday by U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy places drug and alcohol addiction alongside smoking, AIDS and other public health crises of the past half-century, calling the current epidemic “a moral test for America.” “The reason I’m issuing this report is I want to call our country to action around what has [...]

November 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

EMA panel recommends nod for Pfizer’s breast cancer drug

EMA panel recommends nod for Pfizer’s breast cancer drug

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc’s breast cancer drug, Ibrance, should be given marketing approval, an advisory committee at the European Medicines Agency recommended. The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) gave a positive opinion for Ibrance to be used in combination with two existing therapies in women who have received prior endocrine therapy. The [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on EMA panel recommends nod for Pfizer’s breast cancer drug

Novartis says MS drug cut risk of disability advance in study

Novartis says MS drug cut risk of disability advance in study

Novartis’s investigational multiple sclerosis drug cut the risk of disability progression in patients with a tough-to-treat form of the disease versus a placebo, the Swiss company said on Saturday, citing a new analysis of a late-stage trial. Novartis is testing BAF312 against secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS), which includes patients whose relapsing-remitting MS moves to [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Novartis says MS drug cut risk of disability advance in study

Pfizer CEO says Clinton plan to curb drug prices would hurt consumers

Pfizer CEO says Clinton plan to curb drug prices would hurt consumers

Pfizer Inc’s chief executive on Thursday said recent proposals by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to curb “unjustified” U.S. drug prices would dampen investment in innovative new drugs and ultimately hurt consumers. “(They) would be very negative for innovation,” Ian Read said in webcast from the annual Wells Fargo healthcare conference in Boston. He said [...]

September 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Pfizer CEO says Clinton plan to curb drug prices would hurt consumers

Indonesia has not executed the Indian drug convict, says Sushma Swaraj

Indonesia has not executed the Indian drug convict, says Sushma Swaraj

Indian national Gurdip Singh who along with 13 others was supposed to be executed by the Indonesian government was given a temporary relief on Friday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed. While the firing squad executed four drug convicts – two Nigerians, a Senegalese and an Indonesian – officials said that the fate of 10 [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Indonesia has not executed the Indian drug convict, says Sushma Swaraj

Drug business leads to narco-terrorism: Rajnath Singh in BRICS summit

Drug business leads to narco-terrorism: Rajnath Singh in BRICS summit

Drug abuse and trafficking pose a serious threat to everyone and narco business generates the highest illegal fund flows that leads to narco-terrorism, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. Inaugurating a meeting of BRICS heads of drug control agencies, the Home Minister said drug abuse and trafficking pose a serious threat to civilised societies [...]

July 9, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Drug business leads to narco-terrorism: Rajnath Singh in BRICS summit

Clues to how popular heartburn drug may harm arteries

Clues to how popular heartburn drug may harm arteries

A famous 2f2874cf80c036e5b52269eaf5ddfe83 heartburn remedy accelerated ageing of blood vessel cells in lab exams, elevating purple flags approximately its long–term impact on heart health, researchers say. faster getting old of blood vessel cells exposed to over the counter antacid Nexium (esomeprazole) mightprobably restrict over the counter obligations these cells carry out to save you coronary [...]

May 11, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Clues to how popular heartburn drug may harm arteries