NTx-265, en experimental stem cell-based therapy to treat acute ischemic stroke, has failed in human trials, announced Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.
Death during childbirth is high among the women in lower caste sections of the Indian society, according a report by Oxfam.
Anti-viral drug teleprevir has cured more than 75% of patients suffering from hepatitis C infection, first time in the history of the life-threatening liver disease treatment.
Rifampicin, a widely used antibiotic to treat chronic and severe bacterial infections such as tuberculosis and leprosy, can be effective in dealing with complications arising out of elevated blood sugar in diabetes too, according to Indian researchers.
Metformin, a widely used medicine to treat diabetes, could lead to the progressive depletion of vitamin B-12 deficiency, in diabetes patients treated with the drug over a period of time.
Hip replacement surgery has become highly cheaper in India for patients from abroad, thanks to medical tourism.
Now the needy patients in Kerala can purchase blood from private hospitals also.