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Archive for May, 2010

Overweight girls must lose weight before 18 to cut diabetes risk

Monday, May 31, 2010 18:37

If overweight girls can shed their excess flab before reaching the age of 18, they may be able to cut the risk of developing diabetes in future years.

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Herbal pill to quit smoking Quitobac by Birla Veda launched

Monday, May 31, 2010 15:33

Quitobac, a herbal chewable pill to quit smoking and tobacco addiction, is currently available in markets in India.

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Single hole laparoscopic obesity surgery in India

Monday, May 31, 2010 15:08

Single hole laparoscopic (key-hole) bariatric surgery to obesity is arriving in Indian hospitals.

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Inhaled apomorphine cures erectile dysfunction in minutes, claims Vectura

Monday, May 31, 2010 14:41

Those men who are suffering from erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation can look forward to a potential instantaneous remedy that works in 10 ten minutes following inhalation of the drug soon.

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New brain cancer vaccine CDX-110 stops tumour growth in 70% of patients

Monday, May 31, 2010 11:30

A new vaccine targeting incurable form of brain cancer has been found arresting the growth of tumours in more than 70% of patients.

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Glucose-intolerance in diabetes may be cured through blocking protein in pancreas

Monday, May 31, 2010 11:15

Glucose intolerance of diabetes can be effectively cured by blocking a protein found in the insulin producing pancreatic cells, according to new research.

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Pills that can stay upto 24 hours in stomach for absorption coming in India soon

Saturday, May 29, 2010 6:00

Pills that stay longer - upto 24 hours in the stomach --to increase thier time of absorption for prolonged efficacy may soon hit Indian markets.

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High vitamin K intake may cut diabetes risk

Saturday, May 29, 2010 5:37

Food rich in vitamin K can lower the risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study.

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Treatment-resistant depression therapy VNS shows long-term effect: Cyberonics

Saturday, May 29, 2010 5:35

A new therapy device to cure treatment-resistant chronic depression has shown continued efficacy in post-marketing studies.

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India makes cheaper generic drugs prescription compulsory in public hospitals

Friday, May 28, 2010 20:36

Indian health ministry has asked all the public hospitals and autonomous medical institutions to compulsorily prescribe cheaper generic versions of branded drugs.

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