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AI helps identify existing drugs that can kill SARS-CoV-2

August 20, 2021 6:33 pm

The team validated the candidate compounds in several types of cells, including stem-cell derived human lung cells in an effort to mimic SARS-CoV2 infection of the respiratory tract.

New research: Oral drug fenofibrate may cut SARS-CoV-2 infection by 70%

August 06, 2021 1:16 pm

The team noted that additional unpublished data also indicates that fenofibrate is equally effective against the newer variants of SARS-CoV-2 including the Alpha and Beta variants.

Explained: How an unproven Alzheimer’s drug got approved

July 22, 2021 8:21 am

In announcing its approval in June, the FDA acknowledged there was not sufficient evidence that the drug would help patients. Instead, it said it was greenlighting Aduhelm under a program called “accelerated approval.”

FDA approves new drug to treat Alzheimer’s; here's what experts in India have to say

June 08, 2021 5:55 pm

Aducanumab targets amyloid, the underlying cause of Alzheimer's, explained Dr Vihor Pardasani, neurologist, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai

Form policy for mucormycosis drug distribution: Gujarat High Court to state

May 28, 2021 12:13 am

It also suggested that an expert panel be formed in each district to systemise its distribution.

US regulator doubled warnings to Indian drugmakers last year

January 21, 2020 11:46 am

The sanctions may delay about 18 per cent of new products Indian companies were planning to introduce in the US, according to a report Monday from Crisil Ltd, the local unit of S&P Global Ratings.

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US

June 25, 2019 4:50 pm

Flushing, injection site reactions and headache are other common side effects of the new FDA-approved drug called Vyleesi.

Liver drug may slow Parkinson's progression

February 06, 2019 11:35 am

The ground-breaking study, led by researchers at the University of Sheffield in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will assess the safety and tolerability of the liver drug ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in Parkinson’s patients.

If administration wanted to close centre, they should have made alternative arrangements: Kin of drug addicts

October 29, 2018 8:29 am

The raid was conducted after it was found that the centre was being run without any permission. More than 200 patients who were kept at the centre were sent to their homes.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he's been "demonised" over drugs war

October 25, 2017 6:49 pm

Rodrigo Duterte government's human rights record has been strongly criticized by Western countries, and is one of the issues United States President Donald Trump plans to raise on a visit to Manila next month to attend a regional summit.


Sukhbir Badal on drug culture in Punjab

January 12, 2015 10:13 am