Researchers report that new mutations that enhance resistance to a drug used to prevent malaria in pregnant women and children are already common in countries fighting the disease.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
A group of scientists in the US, including an Indian-American from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, have identified a potential new class of drugs that may prove effective in treating certain common types of blood and bone marrow cancers.
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 05:04 PM IST
Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
This illiterate mother of four was introduced to the world of crime by Kamala, a close associate and drug peddler, and the two started committing petty thefts. In 1999 Bala started supplying smack
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 09:51 PM IST
In recent research, scientists have identified three drugs as promising therapeutics for the Covid-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus in its early stages.
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 07:14 PM IST
Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
The technology which has been patented and developed by Mihir Kumar Purkait, Head, Centre for the Environment and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati along with his M Tech student V L Dhadge, does not use any organic solvents.
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 06:44 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
With an increasing number of young drug addicts in Kashmir Valley, a music group from Srinagar has invited youngsters to a free concert at Tagore Hall in Srinagar to spread awareness about ill-effects of drugs.
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
Ravi Kishan had said that he would continue to raise his voice for the sake of the youth of this country and for the future of the film industry.
Published on Oct 01, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
In her statement to the police, the Class 9 student said she was sexually exploited by her brother, the sole earning member of the family, in December 2019.
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 10:02 PM IST
From fumbling in the dark to prescribing the right drugs: Doctors narrate experience in fighting Covid-19
Doctors and experts say that improved medical tactics and earlier treatment are helping improve the outcomes for very sick patients, said Andrew Badley, head of Mayo Clinic’s Covid Research Task Force.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 10:37 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Anurag Kashyap claims Ravi Kishan used to smoke weed, opens up on his own struggle with hard drugs a decade ago
Anurag Kashyap has said that Ravi Kishan, who recently spoke about the ‘drug abuse problem’ in the Parliament, used to smoke weed himself. He said that he doesn’t agree with Ravi’s self-righteous stand.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Giving details of the measures taken by the government, Gowda said a ‘control room’ has been set up with a helpline number and “issues like non-availability of medicines, masks, gloves, hand sanitisers etc”, and price violation in the case of these essential items were resolved promptly.
Published on Sep 18, 2020 05:10 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Kavita Kaushik: Social media is the worst drug, look at the language, threats, abuses being hurled at people, judgements being passed
Actor Kavita Kaushik says Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case is going all over the place and far from reaching a conclusion, and the narratives have moved from mental health, then nepotism, insider-outsider debate and now to drugs.
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 11:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
As questions are being raised about how prevalent is the drug culture in the film industry, here are a few celebs who have had drug encounters in the past.
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Compiled by: Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
Devoleena Bhattacharjee shuts trolls after she is targeted for supporting Ankita Lokhande: ‘I never used drugs’
Devoleena has the perfect reply for trolls digging up her past as she extends support to Ankita Lokhande over the Pavitra Rishta actor’s comments on late Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
Published on Sep 12, 2020 03:32 PM IST
Films such as Dev D (2009), Page 3 (2005), Udta Punjab (2016), Sanju (2018), Fukrey (2013), Go Goa Gone (2013), Fashion (2008), Shaitan (2011) have dealt with the theme of drugs.
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
Fitness expert Sohrab Khushrushahi on his debut as the new HT Brunch columnist this Sunday
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 12:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
A Danish drugmaker is exploring whether a new class of medicines that helps people lose weight and control diabetes also has potential in fighting Covid-19.
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
Annup Sonii takes dig at Kangana Ranaut: ‘Anyone who feels that 90% of the film industry is on drugs should join pious industries like politics’
Actor Annup Sonii has commented on Kangana Ranaut’s claims that 99% of Bollywood is affected with drug abuse. Kangana made the allegation in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 05:39 PM IST
Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a microneedle which is capable of administering large drug molecules in a painless way, a statement issued by the institute said on Saturday.
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 05:16 PM IST
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
According to a research, scientists have found that an antiviral drug used to treat cats interferes with the coronavirus’ ability to replicate in humans and may help end infection
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Toronto | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
‘Sushant Singh Rajput never did hard drugs, Rhea Chakraborty was giving something to control his mind’: Lawyer Vikas Singh
The lawyer of Sushant Singh Rajput’s father says that the late actor had never taken any hard drugs and was perhaps being manipulated by Rhea Chakraborty.
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Dheeraj Kumar ‘Dhiru’, 41, was working with the magistrate for the last 10 years. His accomplice, Sanjay Nagpal alias Ripu, 27, was unemployed.
Published on Jul 12, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
The drugs controller acted on a complaint by Local Circles, an independent community engagement and social media platform, which pointed to the problem of dugs shortage because of alleged black-marketing.
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 02:08 AM IST
The Customs officials raided the trucks at 4:30 pm on Naldurg-Solapur road, near Boramani village, Solapur.
Published on Jun 26, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
The drug, marketed under the brand name FabiFlu, will be marketed in some north Indian states by Saturday evening.
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 03:02 AM IST
In the draft gazette notification issued on June 5, the health ministry amended the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019, in consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board, which advises the government on all drug-related matters.
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 12:17 AM IST
To be part of project to find drug against Covid-19 is a humanitarian cause: Indian-origin scientist at Oxford University
Chandrabali Datta, who was born in Kolkata, works in the Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility at the university’s Jenner Institute where Phase II and III of human trials of the vaccine named ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 are being conducted as a possible tool to fight the deadly virus.
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 03:26 PM IST
London | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
The study, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, used computer techniques to analyse 6,466 drugs authorised by various drug agencies for both human and veterinary use.
Published on May 28, 2020 02:58 PM IST
London | By Press Trust of India
Scientists have identified features of the novel coronavirus which enable it to efficiently enter cells, while stealthily evading surveillance by the host immune system, findings that may lead to novel drug targets against COVID-19.
Updated on May 28, 2020 12:46 PM IST
New York | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
Researchers have shown for the first time that a previously known antiviral drug can speed up recovery of COVID-19 patients, an advance that may help slow down the tide of the pandemic across the world.
Updated on May 17, 2020 01:41 AM IST
Toronto | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal