Drinking the probiotic Yakult every day can cut down the incidence of diarrhea in children, shows a large clinical study conducted in India.
Arterolane, an alternative drug to treat falciparum malaria caused by resistant strains developed by Daiichi-Ranbaxy of India, has been shown promising results in patient studies.
Antibiotic drugs can be given to pregnant women before they undergo Cesarean operations, according to the new recommendation by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Statin drugs currently used to cut down cholesterol levels could also reduce the much more harmful C-reactive protein which is implicated in cardiovascular events, according to a new study.
2B3-101, a new therapy which can safely transport the medicine to the cancer site in brain crossing the blood brain barrier safely, has been granted priority review status in US.
Some of the currently used anti-viral drugs may perhaps be useful to treat chronic fatigue syndrome as more evidence come up establishing a viral link to the disease.
Bangalore-based GangaGen is currently in the process of developing a bacteriophage-based antibiotic drug potent enough to destroy resitant strains of bacteria.
Jet lag could well become a thing of the past, if a new drug, which is currently under development finds its way to the drug stores.
Cashless medical insurance schemes are faced with a major uncertainty in India as insurance companies plan to restrict the provision to select hospitals due to the mounting claim ratios.
ACE-031, an investigational agent to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), may get a speedier approval in US.